It’s been a year to remember for Latinos in the United States. Now, for Hispanic Heritage Month, it’s time to celebrate and reflect.
Latinos are growing in power and influence. Census numbers show we are the nations fast growing and largest minority population, and we are moving front and center in US political discourse, innovation, and pop culture.
Hispanics have become a potent force in virtually every dimension of U.S. life.
At 52 million, they now comprise more than 16 percent of the nation’s total population, making them the largest ethnic or race minority in the United States. They account for a large percentage of new small business owners, generating roughly $351 billion in receipts annually. This year, Latinos had unprecedented prominence in both the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Read the full article on FOX NEWS Latino.
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