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For the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, labor organizer Luisa Moreno, who founded one of the first Latino civil rights assemblies in the U.S., inspired Friday's Google Doodle.
Her book, out Oct. 18, is a memoir, cookbook and retelling of Puerto Rican history. It's also a testament to her life's work of documenting and preserving the food of the Puerto Rican diaspora.
Recorded with Claus Ogerman, Natureza could have made the Brazilian singer-songwriter an international star. Now released, the long lost album captures a turning point in her approach to music.
Tradition and modernity coexist peacefully within Son Rompe Pera, where punk collides with the cumbia the band grew up playing.
From superheroes praising tacos to an improper tilde, many businesses fail to connect with members of the community during Hispanic Heritage Month.
The social media comedian has gone farther than he'd imagined as kid. But now, he says he wants more than your TikTok and Instagram attention.
In 1931, an entire new cast and crew reshot Dracula into Spanish on the Universal Studios lot.
A new study shows that Latino-led content attracted new viewers to streaming platforms and helped make shows and films more popular.
Ni Una Menos, or Not One Less, started out in Argentina as a slogan chanted by thousands protesting the murders of young women. It eventually spawned a women's rights movement across Latin America.
The exhibit at San Diego's Museum of Contemporary Art will include 50 of the artist's pieces, including the Virgen de Guadalupe triptych which remains one of López's best known works.
"At one point it was bumper to bumper for 20 blocks. It was like a parade every Friday and Saturday night," Roberto Hernandez said. "It was something that the police just weren't able to manage."
Growing numbers of Latinos turned a mysterious census category into the country's second-largest racial group. Researchers say that makes it harder to address racial inequities over the next decade.
Filmmakers Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra are both winners of MacArthur Genius grants this year. The married couple do separate but related work dealing with immigration and migrant labor.