Hispanic Heritage MonthNational Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S. runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. NPR celebrates these communities — with stories, podcasts and El Tiny, a takeover of NPR Music's Tiny Desk Concerts.
Hispanic Heritage Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month in the U.S. runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. NPR celebrates these communities — with stories, podcasts and a Tiny Desk takeover, including "El Tiny" performances by J Balvin, Camila Cabello and other artists.
Isabel Allende's (right) newest memoir is The Soul of a Woman, and Sandra Cisneros' (left) latest book is a bilingual tale of ex-pat Latinas in Paris, Martita, I Remember You/Martita, te recuerdo.
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Silvana Estrada, pictured at the 2020 Spotify Awards in Mexico City, is among the artists featured in NPR's "El Tiny" concert series for Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, seen in February, U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, has made the inclusion of Latinos in media a principal issue. A government report says the absence of Latinos in the media could impact how their fellow Americans view them.
Different types of potatoes seed are seen displayed in "Parque de la Papa" or Potato Park, in Pisac, Peru. One hundred and fifty type of tubers from the Sacred Valley highlands are native to Peru.
As the nation begins its annual celebration of Latino history, culture and other achievements, it's not too late to ask why we lump together roughly 62 million people with complex identities under a single umbrella.
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The chile en nogada — a stuffed poblano pepper covered in a walnut sauce — has become a classic Mexican dish. The version plated here comes from Ricardo Muñoz Zurita's Azul Condesa restaurant in Mexico City.
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This year's Broadway-adapted movie In the Heights, starring actor Anthony Ramos — pictured alongside actress Jasmine Cephas Jones — is a rare exception to Hollywood's pattern of excluding Latino narratives.
People hold Cuban, Venezuelan and Nicaraguan flags during a protest showing support for Cubans demonstrating against their government in Miami on July 18. The US. Latino population has grown significantly in the last decade.
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Singer and actor Leslie Grace stars as Nina Rosario (center), the beloved and brilliant neighborhood sweetheart in the film adaptation of the musical In the Heights.
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A COVID-19 test is collected in Salt Lake City, Utah. A federal study published Monday found that Hispanic and non-white workers make up a disproportionate share of COVID-19 cases associated with workplace outbreaks in Utah.
Millions of jobs have evaporated, particularly from businesses that employ a large number of Hispanics — like hotels, restaurants, bars, building services.
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Spanish actor Antonio Banderas is photographed after winning the best leading actor award for Pain and Glory at the Spanish Film Academy's Goya Awards in Málaga, Spain, on Jan. 26.