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The oldest male holds the greatest power in most families and may make health decisions for others in the family. They are expected to be providers who maintain the integrity of the family unit and uphold the honor of family members. Many Latino females, at least publically, are expected to manifest respect and even submission to their husbands, though this compliance varies by individual and is affected by acculturation in the U.S.

We shook hands at the end of the reading, and I never saw her again. Nothing like a self described “white man” to describe or mansplain a culture of people based on a limited exposure. Yeah yeah, you put a “disclosure” (which I didn’t see because I couldn’t get through this cringing article), then why describe your article as such that generalized a culture and perpetuate stereo types. The Guatemalan human rights activist advocates for the rights of Indigenous portuguese women people and educate her community on how they can combat oppression. Her social justice work was recognized when she won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1992. Other writers commented on the story’s theme that no matter where people of Puerto Rican heritage traveled, they were always made aware of that fact because the “island traveled with you”.

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We’ve included the woman who wrote the original lyrics to Puerto Rico’s national anthem, the Latina who fought to desegregate the school system, and the Latina author who was the first person from Latin America to win a Nobel Prize. Furthermore, it was a Latina who helped farmworkers receive U.S. labor rights, a Latina was the first female Surgeon General, and a Latina is one of the all-time greatest female golfers. Read on to learn about the achievements and contributions of these 52 influential Latinas. Since 1968, Latinx communities have been celebrated in the United States in the fall. Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) pays tribute to the contributions and culture of Latinx and Hispanic people. To commemorate the occasion, here are 52 of the most influential Latina women in history. They’re revolutionaries that have shattered barriers and proven time and time again that “si, se puede”—a term coined by Latina civil rights activist Dolores Huerta.

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But immigrants made up a declining share of the Latino population – decreasing from 40% to 32% during this span as the number of U.S.-born Latinos increased and the arrival of new immigrants slowed. The share of Latinos in the U.S. who speak English proficiently is growing. In 2021, 72% of Latinos ages 5 and older spoke English proficiently, up from 59% in 2000.

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This was the first Latin American literary movement to influence literary culture outside of the region, and was also the first truly Latin American literature, in that national differences were no longer so much at issue. José Martí, for instance, though a Cuban patriot, also lived in Mexico and the United States and wrote for journals in Argentina and elsewhere. In some parts of the Caribbean and Central America baseball outshined soccer in terms of popularity. The sport started in the late 19th century when sugar companies imported cane cutters from the British Caribbean. During their free time, the workers would play cricket, but later, during the long period of US military occupation, cricket gave way to baseball, which rapidly assumed widespread popularity, although cricket remains the favorite in the British Caribbean. Baseball had the greatest following in those nations occupied at length by the US military, especially the Dominican Republic and Cuba, as well as Nicaragua, Panama, and Puerto Rico. Even Venezuela, which wasn’t occupied by the US military during this time period, still became a popular baseball destination.

Nicaraguan music is a mixture of indigenous and European, especially Spanish and to a lesser extent German, influences. The latter was a result of the German migration to the central-north regions of Las Segovias where Germans settled and brought with them polka music which influenced and evolved into Nicaraguan mazurka, polka and waltz. The Germans that migrated to Nicaragua are speculated to have been from the regions of Germany which were annexed to present-day Poland following the Second World War; hence the genres of mazurka, polka in addition to the waltz.

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In fact, there are over 425 million Catholics in Latin America, which makes up about 40% of the world Catholic population. The Roman Catholic church was brought over by European settlers, mainly from Spain.

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The second is a first-of-its-kind national survey of 401 U.S. adults who indicated they had Hispanic, Latino, Spanish or Latin American ancestry or heritage but did not consider themselves Hispanic. Together, these two surveys provide a look at the identity experiences and views of U.S. adults who say they have Hispanic ancestry. Among the estimated 42.7 million U.S. adults with Hispanic ancestry in 2015, nine-in-ten (89%), or about 37.8 million, self-identify as Hispanic or Latino. But another 5 million (11%) do not consider themselves Hispanic or Latino, according to Pew Research Center estimates. The closer they are to their immigrant roots, the more likely Americans with Hispanic ancestry are to identify as Hispanic. Nearly all immigrant adults from Latin America or Spain (97%) say they are Hispanic.