Thursday, September 29, 2022

Keiser University Grad Celebrated for His Contributions to His Community During Hispanic Heritage Month

When people meet Jorge Matamoros, he greets them with a smile and a handshake. Matamoros came to the U.S. and made it his home. However, it’s his native Costa Rica that has his heart. “It’s kind of, um, bittersweet. For lack of better words, When I visit, it’s always like my heart stays. Part of […]

DNC Announces New $500k Bilingual Ad Campaign for Hispanic Heritage Month

On Thursday, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) announced a $500,000 ad campaign for Hispanic Heritage Month in Spanish and English. The campaign will include ads on Spanish-language radio stations and print, as well as bilingual digital ads. “The Hispanic and Latino community is an important thread of the fabric of the American story and we […]

Latinx-Owned Brand Debuts Nationwide at Target for Hispanic Heritage Month

Years after its first debut, a South Texas Latina-owned business has been recognized nationally with its new collection launching at Target during Hispanic Heritage Month. Based in Brownsville, Texas, JZD is a clothing store owned by espouses Jennifer Serrano, 30, and Veronica Vasquez, 32. They started the business in 2016 when Vasquez decided to quit […]

President Biden to Attend Hispanic Heritage Month’s Annual Gala Hosted by CHCI

President Joe Biden will attend the main event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month in Washington, DC. The event, organized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), is called the Annual Awards Gala, and includes prominent Latinos in politics, culture, and advocacy. Biden’s attendance at the 45th annual gala is the first by a sitting president since […]

Latinos Disappointed with DC Comics After Stereotypical Designs About Their Culture

DC Comics publishers reviewed several cover photos for Hispanic Heritage Month, in which stereotypical Latino food was the focal point. DC Comics’ attempt to commemorate Latinos has prompted criticism from Latino artists and fans and has instead offended the community rather than celebrated it. The ideas for the cover photos started circulating in late June, […]