Hispanic Heritage Month
Follow the latest Hispanic Heritage Month news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
8 months ago

Woman reinvents childhood favorite elote into a booming pop-up business

How Aidee del Villar created a booming Mexican street corn pop-up with vibrant pink signage and Instagram following to make her Hispanic heritage the star ingredient.
8 months ago
Aidee del Villar, owner of Me Enloteces, operates an elote pop-up business in Texas that highlights her Mexican heritage with bright, photogenic food
8 months ago

It's a fiesta at USPS

It’s a fiesta! The United States Postal Service has kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month with new festive pinatas stamps.
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Piñata stamps
8 months ago

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with tacos

Carmen Miranda, chef and Senior Director of Culinary Innovation at Tacombi, joins us to share her secrets to making the best tacos.
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VIDEO: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with tacos
8 months ago

Hispanic influencers take over social media

2020 census report shows that 50% of Hispanics in the U.S. are under the age of 34, while half of that number are under 18 years old.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Hispanic influencers take over social media
8 months ago

‘Soul of a Nation’ explores Latin music

For Hispanic Heritage Month, the series' new special looks at the Latin music revolution and how artists have broken through to the mainstream while retaining their roots.
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with a big surprise

Nana's Taqueria received two $25,000 checks for its cultural impact and community support.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with a big surprise
2 years ago

Hispanic Heritage Month Inspiration List: Celebrating Latina entrepreneurs

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, meet these Latina entrepreneurs putting representation front and center.
2 years ago
GMA Inspiration List: Hispanic Heritage Month
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Hispanic Heritage Month: Omar Apollo performs 'Evergreen'

Singer-songwriter Omar Apollo performs his viral hit "Evergreen" off his critically acclaimed album, "Ivory."
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VIDEO: Hispanic Heritage Month: Omar Apollo performs 'Evergreen'
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Chef Ariel Fox shares her ‘Chicken Picadillo with Peruvian Green Sauce’ recipe from her cookbook, “Spice Kitchen.”
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VIDEO: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with JZD lifestyle brand

JZD lifestyle brand owners Jennifer Serrano and Veronica Vasquez discuss their journey creating a queer and Latina-owned company in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
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VIDEO: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with JZD lifestyle brand
2 years ago

Health Secretary Xavier Becerra discusses Hispanic Heritage Month

Xavier Becerra, the first Latino to helm the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, joins GMA3 to discuss Hispanic Heritage Month and the rollout of the new COVID-19 booster.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Health Secretary Xavier Becerra discusses Hispanic Heritage Month
2 years ago

25 Hispanic and Latinx-owned beauty and fashion brands to support now and forever

Celebrate Hispanic Latinx Heritage Month with amazing Latinx-owned beauty and fashion brands people love.
2 years ago
Check out some of the best Latinx-owned beauty and fashion brands to support for Hispanic Heritage Month and beyond.
2 years ago

Gloria Estefan on her career and being proud of her Hispanic heritage

Gloria Estefan gets candid about her Hispanic identity for the "Soul of a Nation" special "Mi Gente: Groundbreakers and Changemakers" premiering Sept. 14 on ABC.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Gloria Estefan opens up about her place in music history
3 years ago

Hispanic heritage

Esperanza Friedman, a Latina business owner who moved to the U.S. from Mexico in her teens, is building her company while helping others create a better life. for themselves.
3 years ago
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Art and activism

On the final day of Hispanic Heritage Month, an exhibit celebrating Latinas and their art is turning into a movement! ABC News’ Will Ganss has the details.
3 years ago
VIDEO:  Art and activism
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Podcast hosts speak on importance of Latino representation

ABC’s Stephanie Ramos speaks with “Hyphenated” podcast hosts Joanna Hausmann and Jenny Lorenzo about Latino representation and the pressure of holding multiple ethnic identities.
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Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month

The spotlight is on Cuban-American Cait Bonet, who was inspired by the death of her father from ALS to become a certified holistic nutritionist and health coach.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month
3 years ago

'The View' celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

"The View" celebrates the importance of Hispanic Heritage Month in 2021 by honoring the contributions of Hispanic Americans in history.
3 years ago
"The View" celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month in 2021.
3 years ago

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Yoani Sanchez

Gio Benitez adds founder of Cuba's first digital newspaper, Yoani Sanchez, to the "GMA" Inspiration List.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Yoani Sanchez
3 years ago

Culture thrives in America's most Hispanic, Latino state

Latino and Hispanic culture thrives in New Mexico.
3 years ago
A young woman wears a mantilla as she participates in the annual Fiesta, Santa Fe's celebration of Spanish culture and the city's Spanish heritage, Sept. 7, 2014. The mantilla is a lace veil or shawl worn over the head, popular among Spanish women.
3 years ago

The conversation around terms such as 'Hispanic,' 'Latino' and 'Latinx'

The words, and many others, are used to identify people with roots from Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries, and are just as diverse as the communities they seek to represent.
3 years ago
VIDEO: The conversation around terms such as 'Hispanic,' 'Latino' and 'Latinx'
3 years ago

El Paso artist honors Chicano Mexican-American community through graffiti murals

Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado, who places his art in public spaces, said that he hopes to teach younger Chicanx generations that they can accomplish great things like the figures in his paintings.
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VIDEO: El Paso artist honors Chicano Mexican-American community through graffiti murals
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Hispanic Heritage Month explained

ABC News correspondent Stephanie Ramos shares the origin of Hispanic Heritage Month and how Latinos celebrate it.
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VIDEO: Hispanic Heritage Month explained
3 years ago

23-year-old woman uses TikTok to highlight influential Latinas

Fernanda Cortes is using TikTok to educate others about Latin culture and the Latin women who inspire her.
3 years ago
VIDEO: 23-year-old woman uses TikTok to highlight influential Latinas
3 years ago

Through food, language and dance, Latinos preserve their unique cultural identities

For Hispanic Heritage Month, ABC News spoke to Latinos about rejecting the terms Hispanic and Latino and embracing their own unique heritage and identities.
3 years ago
Isabel Estrada-Jamison is a dancer with the Oyu Oro Afro Cuban Experimental Dance Ensemble in New York City, which blends contemporary dance with traditional folkloric dance.
3 years ago

‘Corazón de América’ examines colorism in the Latin American community

The “Soul of a Nation” special is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by holding conversations about difficult topics.
3 years ago
VIDEO: ‘Corazón de América’ examines colorism in the Latin American community
3 years ago

Barbie unveils Celia Cruz, Julia Alvarez dolls for Hispanic Latinx Heritage Month

Mattel has unveiled new Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez dolls in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
3 years ago
Mattel unveils Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez dolls to honor Hispanic Heritage Month.
3 years ago

By the Numbers: Hispanic Heritage Month

A look at the growing Hispanic and Latino populations in the U.S. and the commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month.
3 years ago
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Hispanic Heritage Month
3 years ago

National Hispanic Heritage month begins today

ABC News’ Gio Benitez explores the history behind Hispanic Heritage Month as well as how Hispanic and Latino communities have contributed to U.S. culture.
3 years ago
VIDEO: National Hispanic Heritage month begins today
4 years ago

Cecilia Vega shares how she centers herself when she is the only Latina in the room

ABC News Senior White House Correspondent Cecilia Vega honors activist Dolores Huerta and others for Hispanic Heritage Month.
4 years ago
VIDEO:  Cecilia Vega shares how she centers herself when she is the only Latina in the room
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Francia Raisa has J.Lo and Selena to thank for learning to love this part of herself

The “Grownish” actress says Hispanic heritage should be celebrated and studied all year long.
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VIDEO: Francia Raisa has J.Lo and Selena to thank for learning to love this part of herself
4 years ago

Selena Gomez accepts Hispanic Heritage Arts Award, shares empowering words

Selena Gomez accepted a special Arts Award at the 2020 Hispanic Heritage Awards.
4 years ago
Selena Gomez attends the 2020 Hollywood Beauty Awards in Los Angeles, Feb. 6, 2020.
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Selena Quintanilla's widower, Chris Perez, reflects on her death 25 years later

Selena Quintanilla''s widower, Chris Perez, reflects on her death 25 years later: ''I wish I had amnesia''
4 years ago
Selena Quintanilla-Perez poses with her award for Best Mexican-American Album in the pressroom of the 36th Annual Grammy Awards in New York, March 2, 1994.
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Afro-Latina blogger shares her hair transformation journey to empower others

Blogger and business owner Ada Rojas shares her hair journey and how she continues to empower other Latinas to do the same.
4 years ago
Blogger and business owner Ada Rojas highlights her transformational hair journey and how she is empowering other Latinx women to embrace their curls.
4 years ago

Latina moms-to-be are getting COVID-19 at a higher rate than other expectant moms

Nearly 16,000 pregnant women have tested positive for the coronavirus. More than 6,000 of those women are Hispanic or Latina.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Latina moms-to-be are getting COVID-19 at a higher rate than expectant moms
4 years ago

Eva Longoria and America Ferrera talk about new nonprofit focused on Latinas

The two actresses launched a new digital community for Latinas called She Se Puede! just in time to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Eva Longoria and America Ferrera talk about new nonprofit focused on Latinas
4 years ago

Air Force veteran aims to calm violence and help young victims in her community

U.S. Air Force veteran Jawanna Hardy knows the tragic story behind all of the young faces she sees in a memorial for kids lost to gun violence in Washington, D.C.
4 years ago
U.S. Air Force veteran Jawanna Hardy knows the tragic story behind all of the young faces she sees in a memorial for kids lost to gun violence in Washington, D.C.
4 years ago

Meet the fearless labor activist who coined the positive protest slogan 'Si Se Puede'

In the 1960s, Dolores Huerta and labor leader Cesar Chavez were at the helm of the first successful collective bargaining agreement for basic rights for farmworkers.
4 years ago
United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta, center, leads a rally in San Francisco's Mission District, Nov. 19, 1988. Huerta was at the helm of the first successful collective bargaining agreement for basic rights for farm workers.
4 years ago

How Eva Longoria is empowering the Latina community

Actress and activist Eva Longoria discussed her new nonpartisan platform for Latinas, She Se Puede, during her appearance on "The View" Friday.
4 years ago
Eva Longoria arrives at Emily's List 3rd annual pre-oscars event at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, Feb. 4, 2020, in Los Angeles.
4 years ago

New Converse 'Mi Gente' capsule collection celebrates Latino heritage

Converse has released a "Mi Gente" capsule collection that celebrates Latino heritage.
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Converse has released a "¡Mi Gente!" collection to celebrate Latinx heritage.