Sunday, July 21, 2024

Four Latinos Celebrated for their Deep Cultural Imprint in the U.S.

Four Latinos are recipients of one of the country’s highest honors. Acclaimed music artist José Feliciano, visual artist and muralist Judith Baca, and graphic artist and painter Antonio Martorell were honored with the National Medal of Arts. At the same time, poet Richard Blanco was awarded the National Humanities Medal. Music icon José Feliciano, 77, […]

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 […]

Biden Places Cesar Chavez Among America’s Heroes in Oval Office

The Oval Office décor rapidly changed after President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday. Frames featuring people like Andrew Jackson were quickly replaced with portraits of the Founding Fathers and civil rights leaders such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr. Among the new displays is Mexican American farm labor leader Cesar Chavez. In the […]