A Mexican holiday honoring the dead has become increasingly popular in the United States, with revelers blending pre-Columbian and Roman Catholic customs.
Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta, a lawyer skilled in labor and civil-rights issues, rose from modest roots to the top of his field. Here's his story.
Astronaut Joe Acaba, the first astronaut of Puerto Rican heritage, offered support to those affected by the hurricane that struck Puerto Rico.
Americans celebrate Mexican-American culture on Cinco de Mayo. In this photo gallery, take a spin through these colorful festivals around the U.S.
During Women’s History Month, we celebrate five brilliant women who made their marks in science, technology, engineering and math.
Hip-hop music, pioneered by African-American and Hispanic youth in New York in the 1970s, has since spread across the U.S. and around the world.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau's latest data, surnames from around the world are becoming more prevalent in the list of popular surnames in the U.S.
The National Portrait Gallery has acquired over 100 portraits of Latinos to better represent the contributions of Latinos to American history and culture.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a webchat October 13 to highlight contributions of the Latin American and Caribbean diaspora to the U.S.