Hispanic Americans

Jesse Owens crossing finish line in race in large stadium (© Alamy/INTERFOTO)

U.S. Olympic standouts: A look back in photos

American athletes from earlier Olympics who broke records in their sports and barriers in society are remembered in this photo gallery.
Jackie Galloway wearing judo gear, smiling (© AP Images)

How a dual citizen of U.S. and Mexico looks to make...

If you are a citizen of two countries, who do you represent in the Olympics? Jackie Galloway from Mexico can tell you! Learn about her road to Rio.
U.S. women's gynmastics team posing for photo with flowers and confetti (© AP Images)

Meet the U.S. women’s gymnastics team

The U.S. women's gymnastics team is sure to impress fans both inside and outside of the arena. Take a look at the athletes who make up the team.
Adobe church seen at dusk (Shutterstock)

New Mexico: Shifting sands, the world’s largest powwow and UFOs

Desert landscapes dotted with rock formations aren't all that's in New Mexico; take a look at Native American culture or tour the UFO museum.

Evildoers beware — new American superheroes enter the fray

Diversity is becoming more prevalent in American culture, as evidenced in comic books and movies. Why is this type of representation significant?

Hispanic children find bridge to mainstream U.S. society

Hector Cortez had a positive role model who pulled him out of gang life, so he gave back by mentoring others through Big Brothers Big Sisters.

American arts rich with Hispanic heritage

These eight great artists have drawn on their Latin American roots as well as American experiences to shape the artistic landscape.

U.S. Catholics increasingly reflect America’s diversity

Pope Francis will meet a diverse flock on his upcoming U.S. visit. More than 30 percent of churches are shared between at least two ethnic or racial groups.

Celebrate Hispanic-American heritage

Hispanic Americans are the largest minority group in the United States, making up 17 percent of the population. Learn more about this vibrant community.