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Compiling information and research regarding the cultural heritage of the Hispanic community in the U.S. as well  as in Latin American and the Caribbean

What is Juneteenth?

What is Juneteenth?

What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth Meaning The origin of the word is a combination of “June” and “nineteenth”. It is also known as “Freedom Day” or “Emancipation Day”. Led by Major Gen. Gordon Granger, the Union troops...
Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) National Hispanic Heritage Month honors the culture, heritage, and contributions of Hispanic Americans each year. The event began in 1968 when Congress deemed the week including September 15 and 16 National Hispanic Heritage...