After decades of mostly being perceived as kitschy entertainers or quirky neighbors with obsessive customs and traits, American society has come to grips with the realization that Latino culture has embedded itself into the American cultural, political, economic and social landscape. Over 50 million strong and growing — our nation’s largest minority — Latinos’ imprint in this country seems more indelible each day. PBS’ new, six-hour series, Latino Americans, examines 500-plus years of Hispanic contributions to American history.
- Gloria Estefan Documentary: Cuban Singer to Tell Her Story in ‘Latino Americans’ [Video] (latinospost.com)
- Latino or Hispanic: Those inside diverse group say it makes little difference to them (readingeagle.com)
- Benjamin Bratt of ‘Latino Americans’ on Latino obscurity in Hollywood (voxxi.com)
- For Tucson Latino Authors Aren’t ‘Culturally Relevant’ (huffingtonpost.com)