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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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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Cisneros talks writing and Mexiphobia

    Cisneros talks writing and Mexiphobia
    Sandra Cisneros has a lot of questions Or, at least, that is what she said on Monday when she gave a lecture at UIC titled "Writing in the Time of Mexiphobia, or Packing Your Papers" in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. After carrying what...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Kicked Off With Celebration Of Honduran Independence Day

    Hispanic Heritage Month Kicked Off With Celebration Of Honduran Independence Day
    September 15th kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month with Independence Day celebrations for Central American countries. Members of the Honduran Consulate proudly placed a wreath near the foot of the statue of Honduran political hero Francisco Morazan....
  • Indiana schools eligible for $10,000 health and wellness grant as a part of "Back to Football Friday" initiative

    Indiana schools eligible for $10,000 health and wellness grant as a part of "Back to Football Friday" initiative
    The Indianapolis Colts are “Back to Football” and to commemorate the kickoff of the season, the NFL and the Indianapolis Colts are offering a $10,000 health and wellness grant for Indiana elementary and middle schools. To be eligible for the...
  • Brooklyn Museum Reveals 'The Latino List'

    Brooklyn Museum Reveals 'The Latino List'
    PIX11's Lisa Mateo explored the Brooklyn Museum's "Latino List," in which visitors can be part of an interactive video display and learn more about an HBO documentary of the same name coming out later this month. This exhibition presents twenty-five...
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Gaucho Grill

    Hispanic Heritage month kicked off with an authentic Argentinean cuisine. Gaucho Grill Brentwood 11754 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90049 TE.: (310) 447-7898 www.gauchogrillusa.com Gaucho Grill Long Beach 200 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA, 90802 Te.:...