Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Learn more about the diverse cultures and experiences of Hispanic and Latino Americans. Explore a special collection of stories that highlight their voices and contributions.
33rd Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards
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Premiering in 2013, The Latino Americans was the first major documentary series for television to chronicle the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape North America over the last 500-plus years and have become, with more than 50 million people, the largest minority group in the U.S.
Episode 1: Foreigners in Their Own Land
Explores the period from 1565-1880.
Episode 2: Empire of Dreams
Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of immigrants.
Episode 3: War and Peace
Latino Americans serve their country during WWII but still face discrimination at home.
Episode 4: The New Latinos
Highlights the swelling immigration from Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic.
Episode 5: Prejudice and Pride
Details the creation of the proud “Chicano” identity
Episode 6: Peril and Promise
Takes viewers through the past 30 years of immigration and transformation
Gloria Estefan discusses her Cuban heritage and how it is an influence on her music.
Latino Ballplayers Join the Major Leagues
Roberto Clemente was a role model for Latinos in the United States.
Miguel Antonio Otero
Otero was appointed Governor of the territory of New Mexico by Pres. McKinley
‘New American Girls’- Kassandra
Despite being undocumented, Kassandra was the first in her family to graduate high school.
‘New American Girls’- Lorella
Inspired by other DREAMers, Lorella forms a student group trying to change tuition law.
Carmen Yulín Cruz
Track Cruz’ route from San Juan mayor to leader of post-hurricane Puerto Rico.
Latin Music USA
Willie Colón & Rubén Blades: Siembra
Willie Colón and Rubén Blades's Siembra became an instant hit.
The Day the Music Died
"I went in and cried. I still cry a little. Yeah. He was my son; he had become my son."
Pedro E. Guerrero Photo Campaign
Guerrero collaborated with three iconic artists of the 20th century. Who were they?
Jovita Idar helped organize the first Mexican American civil rights conference in 1911.
Immigrant teens face discrimination, language barriers, unfamiliar cultural traditions ...
Follow a group of eighth graders in San Antonio as they finish a successful ...
From Latino Public Broadcasting
Latino Public Broadcasting is the leader of the development, production, acquisition and distribution of non-commercial educational and cultural media that is representative of Latino people, or addresses issues of particular interest to Latino Americans. LPB provides a voice to the diverse Latino community on public media throughout the United States. For more, visit lpbp.org.
Meet a fiercely independent Latina who is determined to celebrate the 4th of July.
To save his terminally-ill superhero father, a young son must find the hero within.
Through the Wall
Uriel, Abril and Julián must cross difficult terrain to reach the border fence.
FOR PASSPORT MEMBERS
Meet the indomitable Dolores Huerta, who led the fight for racial and labor justice.
Willie Velasquez: Your Vote is Your Voice
Meet the pioneering activist whose work transformed the power of the Latino vote.
Harvest Season premieres on Independent Lens on Monday, May 13, 2019.