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February 3, 2005:

Despite questions regarding his stance on torture, and after a Senate confirmation vote of 60-36 in favor, on this day in 2005, Alberto Gonzalez becomes the first Hispanic attorney general. 144 more words

Government

Cornell University Produced First Known Latino to Play in the NFL

As football season approaches, have you ever wondered if Latinos will have a larger representation in the sport? We love fútbol and béisbol and we see the Latino influence in both sports on the field.   437 more words

Latino History

The Kidnapping of Francisca Vega (Martinez)

 

When my Father-in-law first told me the two stories about his Grandmother Francisca Vega Martinez and her sister Lorenza Vega Lozano I thought “that’s pretty interesting”. 622 more words

Ancestry

Three Places To Look For Your Hispanic Ancestry (2010)

1. At home.

2. Through relatives.

3. At the 10-year old genealogy library at The
National Hispanic Cultural Center.
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In order to search, the place to go-
Is in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Poetry

National Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 to October 15, 2012

During this time, we celebrate the rich history and culture of Americans whose ancestors came from Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. 56 more words

Genealogy

Comic Book in the Works

I have been working on this comic book for a good part of the winter now. Most of the work has been to research the story and to learn how to make an actual comic book since this will be my first time ever making one. 99 more words

Illustrations