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Hispanic Heritage Month

A collection of news and information related to Hispanic Heritage Month published by this site and its partners.

Top Hispanic Heritage Month Articles

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  • As Arizona moves to curb multicultural studies, Orange County’s schools embraces them

     
    Earlier this month Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill that bans ethnic studies in the state's public schools. It's not exactly an outright ban. The law calls for a ban on classes that: Promote the overthrow of the U.S. government. Promote resentment...
  • L.A. designer Robert Rodriguez collabs with Nordstrom for Hispanic Heritage Month

     
    In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Cuban-American L.A.-based designer Robert Rodriguez has teamed up with Nordstrom to design a limited-edition top that will be sold exclusively at the department store from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 (which are...
  • Deadline’s Friday to submit art to Hispanic-themed exhibit

     
    Just a few days left for artists to participate in an Hispanic-themed exhibit at Florida Mall: The Florida Mall, Central Florida’s largest mall, is inviting artists to participate in its “Viva Arte,” an art exhibit celebrating Hispanic Her...
  • Art Show celebrates Hispanic Heritage in Osceola

     
     Hispanic Heritage Month doesn’t start until Sep. 15, but in Osceola County the celebration has already begun. Last night Latino artists from all walks of life gathered at the Osceola Center for the Arts for the opening of Celebrating Hispa...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month starts in September, ends in October

     
    It’s that time of the year, again, when institutions throughout the U.S. hold events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, a period designated by U.S. Congress to acknowledge the presence and contributions of Latinos in the United States. I often find...
  • Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos celebrated with postage stamp

     
    The renowned Puerto Rican poet Julia de Burgos, a writer and journalist who in her time found inspiration in the landscape of Puerto Rico to express her personal and political views, is being celebrated and remembered with her own U.S. postage stamp,...
  • Mexican Independence event opens Hispanic Heritage Month

     
    Mexican consulate, city and county officials opened Hispanic Heritage Month in Orlando with a ceremony at Lake Eola Park commemorating “El Grito de Dolores” – the call to action from Catholic priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla that led to th...
  • Obama: Immigration ‘not just a Latino problem’

     
    The White House released a speech from President Barack Obama before the Congressional Hispanic Caucus. Now that there’s new debate in D.C. over immigration reform, Obama dwelled on that issue as well. Senator Harry Reid said he is reintroducing the...
  • Questioning ethnic labels on ‘Hispanic’ Heritage Month

     
    Guest Writer: Raúl Ramos y Sánchez Ramos y Sánchez is a marketing executive, editor of MyImmigrationStory.com, and the award-winning author of the novels «America Libre» and «House Divided». You can visit his...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month is…

     
    Here’s a compilation of statements issued this week at the start of Hispanic Heritage Month, the period between September 15 and October 15 where institutions, corporations and community groups celebrate the contributions of Latinos in the United...
  • U.S. Marines tell Latinos they share same values

     
    The U.S. Marine Corps has launched a Hispanic Heritage Month campaign to reach out to Latinos by emphasizing the connection between “family values” that are considered part of Hispanic culture and the Marine values. “The ideals of honor, c...