National Hispanic Heritage Month 2023

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National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, celebrates the contributions and history of Latino Americans. This year’s theme is “Latinos: Driving Prosperity, Power, and Progress in America.” Use this Research List to learn about some of the people, events, and movements of Latino Americans.


1. Hispanic and Latino Identity (Reference Article)

2. Dolores Huerta (Biography)

3. Puerto Rican Day Parade (Photos & Illustrations)

4. Mexican-American Civil Rights Movement (Reference Article)

5. Latino Contributions to Science (Reference Article)

6. Mario Molina (Biography)

7. The Latino Vote (Topic Overview)

8. Latino Members of the House of Representatives, 1822-Present (Facts & Figures)

9. Sonia Sotomayor (Biography)

10. Day of the Dead celebration in California (Photos & Illustrations)

11. Latinos and the Origins of Rock and Roll (Commentary)

12. Bilingualism in Literature (Reference Article)

13. Chicano Art (Reference Article)

14. Detail from The Great Wall of Los Angeles mural (1976) (Photos & Illustrations)

15. Roberto Clemente (Biography)

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