#Hispanic Heritage Month

Why Hispanic Heritage Month starts in the middle of September

(CNN) — National Hispanic Heritage Month begins Wednesday and will run through October 15, giving the United States an opportunity to recognize and celebrate members of our communities and their ancestors who hail from Mexico, parts of the Caribbean, Central and South America and Spain. "The Latino community and Latino...
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Alt.Latino And Tiny Desk Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Alt.Latino, NPR's show about Latin Alternative music and Latino arts and culture, is taking over NPR Music's Tiny Desk Concerts during National Hispanic Heritage Month. September 15 through October 15 has been designated as National Hispanic Heritage Month - 30 days set aside to consider the contributions of the various Latin communities in this country. NPR Music's Alt.Latino podcast likes to say every month is heritage month. But they do set aside some special programming. And this year is probably their biggest year yet.

D.C. United to Kick-Off Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration with Noche Latina Match on Wednesday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m. EST

D.C. United will host a Noche Latina themed match on September 15 at 7:30 p.m. EST when they welcome Chicago Fire FC to Audi Field to kick-off Hispanic Heritage Month. To commemorate this special day and to begin the monthlong celebration, D.C. United will introduce several matchday activations to celebrate the Hispanic community and their culture, alongside club partners Chesapeake Employees Insurance Company and Verizon.
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'El Tiny' Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

On Alt.Latino, the weekly podcast I've hosted for 11 years, we like to say every month is Hispanic Heritage Month. But we've amped things up a bit between the 15th of September and the 15th of October each year — and 2021 marks the grandest production yet. This year we're...

Students share culture during Hispanic Heritage Month

Spanning from September 15 to October 15, National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated by millions of people each year. The United States created this holiday to acknowledge and appreciate the numerous Hispanic and Latinx cultures, as well as their contributions throughout history. In June of 1968, the holiday was introduced...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Peru feeds the world

Potato, potahtoh. Tomato, tomahtoh. It’s a debate we owe to Peru, the third-largest country in South America, which gave the world its native potatoes and tomatoes among other foods. Why it matters: Ancient Peruvians developed and planted thousands of crops, including quinoa, tomatoes, corn and potatoes — which are only...

Dunwoody to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

The city of Dunwoody will host a celebration in September in support of Hispanic Heritage Month. The event, called Latino and Hispanic Heritage Celebration, will take place on Sept. 26 at The Shops of Dunwoody near Taqueria Los Hermanos at 5500 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. From 12:30-4:30 p.m., attendees can enjoy live music, food demonstrations, dancing, […] The post Dunwoody to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month appeared first on Reporter Newspapers.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Since 1886, Latinos have continued to increase presence in Minnesota

Latinos are often seen as recent arrivals to the state. But the first Latino to permanently make Minnesota his home did so in 1886. Luis Garzon, a 19-year-old oboe player, arrived with an orchestra from Mexico. They had been invited to play at the gala Industrial Exposition. While here, Garzon became ill. The orchestra moved on, leaving Garzon behind to recuperate. As fate would have it, he met a young Minnesotan named Clara Wagner. They would marry and Garzon stayed until his death in 1954.

Roanoke Catholic School rings in the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month

ROANOKE, Va. – September 15 marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. On Thursday, students and staff at Roanoke Catholic School celebrated the national independence for multiple Hispanic countries. Students got the opportunity to hit piñatas, eat churros and learn about Hispanic heritage. Students also got the opportunity to wear...

Discovering Intersectionality and Celebrating Hope with Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month

The campus community is invited to the annual celebration of Latinx Hispanic Heritage Month (LHHM), celebrated nationally between Sept. 15 and Oct. 15. Hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) in close partnership with the LGBTQ Resource Center and alongside campus partners, celebrations include performances, networking, sporting events and more.