The story of Joseph De Castro: The first Hispanic to ever win a U.S. Medal of Honor

By Nigel Thompson of Al Dia News

It is estimated that up to approximately 10,000 Hispanics served throughout the course of the American Civil War.

From Mexican-Americans in the South and West, Cubans, Puerto Ricans, and immigrants from Spain and Portugal, they found themselves on either side of the battle. Continue reading The story of Joseph De Castro: The first Hispanic to ever win a U.S. Medal of Honor

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Eduardo M. Peñalver, from ‘first’ Latino law school dean to ‘first’ Latino college president

Growing up in Washington state, Eduardo M. Peñalver dreamed of exploring the skies and space. Longing to be an astronaut, he was a diligent student and in high school secured the nomination from his state’s senator needed to attend the Air Force Academy. But NASA was not in his future. Continue reading Eduardo M. Peñalver, from ‘first’ Latino law school dean to ‘first’ Latino college president

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John Leguizamo, Stephanie Beatriz, others talk about creating authentic Latino Stories

Even for celebrated Latinx performers like John Leguizamo, finding success in the entertainment industry is a hard-fought and seemingly never-ending battle. But as a newcomer to the business, Leguizamo recalls being galvanized by the struggle into telling his own stories. Continue reading John Leguizamo, Stephanie Beatriz, others talk about creating authentic Latino Stories

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