Hispanic Americans

Man reading to young girl (U.S. Embassy San José)

U.S. ambassador to Costa Rica follows in her father’s footsteps

As the U.S. celebrates Father's Day, U.S. Ambassador to Costa Rica Cynthia Telles shares memories of her father, who once held that post.
Collage of 5 photos of Sylvia Rivera, Julia Alvarez, Camille Wardrop Alleyne, Miguel Cardona and Dr. Antonia Novello (© AP Images and © Getty Images)

June is Caribbean American Heritage Month

Caribbean Americans have led some of the United States’ most important discoveries and social movements. Meet a few of them.
Men in costumes reenacting fight in battle (© Andrew Winning/Reuters)

Cinco de Mayo: A celebration of Mexican — and American —...

In 1862, the Mexican Army pushed back a French invasion. Today, it's celebrated as Cinco de Mayo in the U.S. Why? Read more here.
People gathered at a food truck (© Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Muslim Americans celebrate Ramadan

See how some foods that Muslim Americans prepare for Ramadan reflect their diverse cultures and traditions.
White and black arms with hands clasped inside heart-shaped outline (© Irina Dias/Shutterstock)

The Lovings paved the way for interracial marriages

Valentine's Day celebrates love, but it was once illegal for interracial couples to marry in certain U.S. states. The Lovings helped eliminate those laws.
Large group photo in front of USA sign (Courtesy of USA Pavilion)

Explore Expo 2020 with U.S. Youth Ambassadors

This year, 75 Youth Ambassadors will greet visitors to the USA Pavilion at the World Expo in Dubai. Learn more about them here.
Opening shot of video with headshots of 25 MacArthur grant winners (© John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)

Celebrating the 2021 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ innovators [video]

The MacArthur Foundation announced the winners of its annual "genius grants." Read about how the winners are using their creativity.
18 jerseys of Latino baseball players (Jaclyn Nash/National Museum of American History)

Latinos remain central to America’s national pastime

An exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History showcases how Latinos have made lasting impacts on baseball.
Composite of three portraits (© Michael Palma Mir, © Geandy Pavón and © Guadalupe Maravilla/Andrew W. Mellon Foundation)

Meet groundbreaking U.S. Latinx artists

A new U.S. arts grant funded by the Ford Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow 15 Latinx artists to expand their work.