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Hispanic Heritage Month Is Here, And We’re Ready To Celebrate

Hispanic Heritage Month is upon us, and that means it’s time to celebrate and honor the many contributions Hispanics have made to the United States.

The annual celebration kicks off Sept. 15, a fact that confuses many who wonder why, unlike Black History Month or Pride Month, the 30-day period celebrating Hispanic heritage and history begins mid-month. Well, wonder no more, because we have the answer.

Back in 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson decreed that “National Hispanic Heritage Week” would begin on Sept. 15, a date that coincides with the independence of five Latin American read more >>>

Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com