Hispanic Community

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The Hispanic Community

The Hispanic Community is an American community, members of the Hispanic & Latin diaspora and largely descendants of the people of Latin America and South America. They have made significant contributions to American art, entertainment, politics, history, culture, sports and so forth. This section is a celebration of this community, their successes and the positive work they've done to advance the human race.

Hispanic Culture

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Hispanic-American Medal of Honor recipients
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CULTURE

Hispanic-Americans have brought many of their cultural experiences and idea to America over the years and have achieved exceptional results. The Spanish language is the 3rd most spoken language in the world, after Mandarin Chinese and English. Mexican food alone has become so popular that it rated as some of the most popular food among all Americans. The Hispanic community is known for having strong families and bonds with extended family and friends...

Meet the First Hispanic American in Space
Decades Later, A Medal Of Honor For Hispanic-American Hero
For this Los Angeles student, USC offered the path to a better life 

Hispanic Sports

Predicting the winner of Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. – with a little help from Donald Rumsfeld
Here Are the Latino Players Taking Center Stage At MLB All-Star Game
Hispanics In The Baseball Hall Of Fame: A Look At The Legendary Latino Players (PHOTOS)
Study: 30% Of Hispanic Sports Fans Would Rather See Their Team Win Than Get $1 Million

SPORTS

In sports, Hispanic-Americans had broken barriers and achieved the highest levels of success. In baseball members of the Hispanic community have been dominators with an estimated 28% of MLB rosters being foreign born, mostly from Latin countries. Players like David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez, Alex Rodriguez, Albert Pujols, and Miguel Cabrera have achieved the highest levels of success personally and as part of championship teams. In others, sports players such as Tony Romo, Manu Ginobili, Carmelo Anthony, Rebecca Lobo, Diana Taurasi, Oscar De La Hoya and others have achieved greatness.

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Top 10 Hispanic Football Players – 2017 List
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Hispanic Business

Forbes: Latino CEOs Share Insights On Business Success
Local comic book artist staging first ever Texas Latino Comic Con
Comcast Announces Agreements with Two New Hispanic American-Owned Independent Networks
Hispanic-American Business & Residents Honored

BUSINESS

In business, Hispanic-Americans have become major drivers in the modern era. CNBC reported that Latino-Owned Businesses grew 47% from 2007-2012 compared to .7% from non-Latino owned businesses, showing that they were becoming a significant entrepreneurial force. As for successful Hispanic businessmen, no list of business leaders would be complete without Carlos Slim. In 2013 he was worth an estimated $73 billion dollars, making him the richest man in the world...

Telemundo: This Hispanic was thirsty. He wanted coconut juice. He ended up making $ 100,000
Mazda Develops Digital Campaign Tailored to the Hispanic Consumer
Helping Hispanic Businesses Grow in Brewster

Hispanic Media

Max Ferrá, a Trailblazer for Latino Theater, Dies at 79
Pablo Sanchez: The Origin Of A Video Game Legend
Lin-Manuel Miranda Receives Congressional Hispanic Caucus Medallion of Excellence
Can Social Media Save Spanish-Language Television?

MEDIA

In Media & Entertainment, members of the Hispanic community have contributed in front of the camera and behind the camera to bring high art and entertainment to America and the world. Actor José Ferrer was the first Hispanic-American to win an Academy Award in 1905, winning for the film Cyrano de Bergerac. Since then actors and actresses like Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Alba, Benicio del Toro, Diego Luna, Eva Mendez, Zoe Saldana, Martin Sheen, Penelope Cruz, Oscar Issac, and Sofîa Vergara have given dynamic and eclectic performances in film and television...

Hispanic Agencies Bring Home a Record 20 Lions, Including 10 For Alma
Olympics heading to Los Angeles after IOC votes to award 2024 and 2028 games simultaneously
S.A. theaters make a push to reach Hispanic audiences

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Business

In business, Hispanic-Americans have become major drivers in the modern era. CNBC reported that Latino-Owned Businesses grew 47% from 2007-2012 compared to .7% from non-Latino owned businesses, showing that they were becoming a significant entrepreneurial force. As for successful Hispanic businessmen, no list of business leaders would be complete without Carlos Slim. In 2013 he was worth an estimated $73 billion dollars, making him the richest man in the world.  Business leaders like Roberto Goizueta (CEO of Coca-Cola), Arte Moreno (Owner of the Los Angeles Angels), George Paz (CEO/President of Express Scripts), J. Paul Raines (CEO/Director of Gamestop), and others have made a major impact on American business.

Media & Entertainment

In Media & Entertainment, members of the Hispanic community have contributed in front of the camera and behind the camera to bring high art and entertainment to America and the world. Actor José Ferrer was the first Hispanic-American to win an Academy Award in 1905, winning for the film Cyrano de Bergerac. Since then actors and actresses like Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Alba, Benicio del Toro, Diego Luna, Eva Mendez, Zoe Saldana, Martin Sheen, Penelope Cruz, Oscar Issac, and Sofîa Vergara have given dynamic and eclectic performances in film and television. Behind the camera, movie directors like Alfonso Cuaron, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Guillermo del Toro, and Robert Rodriguez have made films ranging from record-setting blockbusters to significant award winning movies.

Culture

Hispanic-Americans have brought many of their cultural experiences and idea to America over the years and have achieved exceptional results. The Spanish language is the 3rd most spoken language in the world, after Mandarin Chinese and English. Mexican food alone has become so popular that it rated as some of the most popular food among all Americans. The Hispanic community is known for having strong families and bonds with extended family and friends. In Music, Hispanic-Americans have made majors contributions. Singers such as Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias, Ricky Martin, Carlos Santana, Christina Aguilera, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato have made a great impact on the American scene and even globally. Politicians like Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Tom Perez have taken leadership positions in politics. Hispanic Americans, in general, have become a fast-growing voting population and are bringing new ideas and goals to politics at large.

Sports

In sports, Hispanic-Americans had broken barriers and achieved the highest levels of success. In baseball members of the Hispanic community have been dominators with an estimated 28% of MLB rosters being foreign born, mostly from Latin countries. Players like David Ortiz, Manny Ramirez, Alex Rodriguez, Albert Pujols, and Miguel Cabrera have achieved the highest levels of success personally and as part of championship teams. In others, sports players such as Tony Romo, Manu Ginobili, Carmelo Anthony, Rebecca Lobo, Diana Taurasi, Oscar De La Hoya and others have achieved greatness.