This is the variety and richness of the Hispanic population in the United States. The story of the Hispanic who wanted to open a practice and ended up as Arkansas Secretary of Health. Latino Recipes Preserved at the University of Texas. Here’s what you need to know about Hispanic Heritage Month. Sponsored by Wells Fargo.
5 Charts Illustrating Why Being Hispanic or Latino in the U.S. Is More Than Speaking Spanish
How Latinos in the US self-identify, vote, and speak varies widely. Their ancestors come from more than a dozen countries, they are younger than the average American population, and the number of Hispanic entrepreneurs is growing rapidly. America’s Hispanic and Latino communities are far from being a monolith. These graphs show it.
This Hispanic wanted to start a practice and ended up as Arkansas Secretary of Health
José Romero graduated in Pediatrics from the Autonomous University of Guadalajara. His dream was to set up an office in his neighborhood, but life took him another way. Currently, he is the Arkansas Secretary of Health, a position he accepted during the Covid-19 pandemic. He is one of the experts who voted to approve the emergency use of vaccines in that state. Check out their story here.
Legendary Olympic medalist Maggie Steffens talks about her Hispanic roots
Triple Olympic gold medalist Maggie Steffens spoke with Elizabeth Pérez about her Hispanic roots and how Latino culture impacts her daily life. We bring you the statements of the water polo athlete of the United States Olympic team.
What is it like to be a Yankee and an indigenous person in Mexico? The famous Lila Downs answers
Singer Lila Downs is the daughter of an indigenous woman and an American man. She remembers feeling the discrimination around her because her mother spoke with an indigenous accent, and that it caused her anger. However, Downs confesses that “it was the medicine he needed” to generate art and create with greater force around the issues of discrimination and machismo.
From Oaxaca to the world: meet the Hispanic jeweler who triumphs in Hollywood
“It is a ‘funky’ work, but elegant,” says Federico Jiménez, a Hispanic jeweler who has been recognized for his work and whose pieces are now worn by various Hollywood stars. Jiménez spoke with Gonzalo Alvarado of Trends Wide about how he overcame poverty and discrimination and became successful in the United States.
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From tamales to turkey in mole poblano, the recipes kept at the University of Texas library
As new generations of Latinos celebrate the culinary roots of their culture, the influence of abuelitas and tías is evident. A university ensures that these old recipes and cookbooks are preserved for future generations.