Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America.
The observation started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15.
Presents research into the cultures of the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America, from the Middle Ages to the present day
A forum for the scholarly discussion of legal issues affecting Latinos & Latinas in the United States.
Articles on all aspects of Latin American history, extensive numbers of book reviews and lists of recently published books.
Seeks to be reflective of the shifting demographics, geographic dispersion, & new community formations occuring among Latino populations across borders & throughout the Americas.
Contains analysis, discussion, critique, and dissemination of educational issues that impact Latinos.