For too many Americans, including even younger Latinos themselves, there is a misplaced sense that Latinos have contributed little to modern American democracy or culture. This misplaced viewpoint is something we seek to tackle head on in advancing open public exchange on this platform.  

The content we intend to offer here, accordingly, will build on books, articles, and testimonials that touch on historical leaders, organizations, movements, and issues that embody this important history.

We urge you to learn more about Latino Americans’ many contributions to American history and culture, and particularly exemplary male leaders of Latino heritage who have helped to make the United States a more open and inclusive society. For a listing of informative books in this vein please click here.

In addition, we encourage visitors to this page to inform themselves about important aspects of our history by viewing educational video content like the following: