Celebrating Hispanic Heritage in September
September is National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. This month celebrates the history, culture, and achievements of Hispanic Americans. During this month, you can find activities to celebrate your heritage. Here are some suggestions: Have fun with your heritage! Read up on Spanish, Mexican, and Central American cultures, and learn about the contributions of Hispanic people to our history, culture, and achievements. Then, plan a trip to Mexico!
Celebrate Latin American Independence Day on September 15th! El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama celebrate their independence on this day. On September 16, Mexico, Chile, and Belize declare their independence from the United States. As a result, the U.S. Hispanic population continues to grow, reaching 62.1 million in the 2020 census. That’s almost 18% of the population! But there’s still more to learn about our Hispanic heritage.
In the United States, about half of the Hispanic population identifies as white. This number has declined from 53% in 2010 to 20% in 2020. Meanwhile, the number of people who identify as “other” has increased from 6% to 30%. That means that we should hear more from Latinos of all backgrounds. As a result, we should be more careful to hear their voices. That’s the message we’re trying to spread!
As you learn more about your Hispanic heritage, try to identify with it. The term “Hispanic” has become a catch-all term in the news. That means that the news that you hear on the air may be filtered through someone else’s cultural lens. If you’re not sure whether you’re Hispanic, ask your local news station. You might be surprised to learn that NPR has 6% of staff who identify as Hispanic.
Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of Hispanic Americans. Celebrating this culture can be celebrated in many ways. It can be a way to celebrate the history, culture, and achievements of Hispanic Americans. In the United States, Hispanics are a diverse group and have contributed to many areas of our society. If you are not Hispanic, consider becoming one. This way, you can celebrate your cultural heritage while celebrating your American citizenship.
If you are not Hispanic, you can celebrate your Hispanic heritage by wearing a colorful pin with a picture of yourself. On Hispanic Heritage Week, you can also celebrate your cultural identity by attending a party celebrating Hispanic American culture in your community. You can participate in the festivities and honor your Hispanic ancestry with pride. This month is also an opportunity to commemorate the cultural contributions of Hispanics to the United States.
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that nearly half of the Latino population is U.S. citizens. The majority of Latinos in the United States are naturalized citizens, including those born in the country, those with American parents, and those with Hispanic ancestry. As a result, the U.S. is home to over sixty million Hispanics. It is estimated that the majority of Hispanics in the United States are U.S. citizens.