National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month occurs from September 15 to October 15. During this period, Hispanic Americans are celebrated nationally for their accomplishments and contributions towards the nation’s success. Individuals often recognize Hispanic Americans by eating traditional meals, reading books written by members of the race, and shopping at Hispanic-owned businesses. The links below provide more information on how one can engage in National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Watching the video above can help you understand the difference between the meanings of Hispanic and Latino.

This NBC News clip summarizes “What Cinco de Mayo Is All About.”

This article from Oprah Daily answers “What Is Hispanic Heritage Month—and Who Celebrates It?”

National Hispanic Heritage Month includes exhibits, videos, images, and more to explore during National Hispanic Heritage Month.

Redbook presents “19 Hispanic Heroes You Should Know About” in this article.

“Hispanic Heritage Month” from National Park Service emphasizes Hispanic and Latino history and impact on national parks.

“Key facts about U.S. Latinos for National Hispanic Heritage Month” from Pew Research Center.

The Washington Post presents “Happy National Hispanic Heritage Month! How much do you know about these important Latino Americans?”

In this article, Penguin Random House explores “Books to Read for Latinx Heritage Month.”