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How 2nd- and 3rd-generation Latinos are reclaiming Spanish language

When Christina Mangurian’s abuelita was diagnosed with leukemia, Mangurian and her mother were very involved in the older woman’s care. Mangurian would sit by her abuelita’s side in the hospital, and when she was discharged, she would stay at Mangurian’s parents’ house.Mangurian’s first language is English, and her abuelita’s first language was Spanish.“Her English was maybe as good as my…

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Iowa Central to host Afro-Latino Festival | News, Sports, Jobs

-Messenger file photo by Hans Madsen Irma Iscobedo, of Des Moines, center, along with other members of Nuestra Danza Sin Fronteras, demonstrate traditional Mexican dances Tuesday morning during the Afro-Latino Festival at Iowa Central Community College. With National Hispanic Heritage Month in full swing, Iowa Central Community College will be hosting its second annual Afro-Latino Festival…

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Latinos passionate about soccer are traveling for the 2024 Copa América

The largest soccer tournament in the Americas is one month away, and people from around the world are looking to visit the US to cheer for their country. The 2024 Copa América kicks off on Thursday, June 20, and fans from 16 participating countries are eagerly preparing to cheer their national teams in person at matches across 14 cities in…

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