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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Salma Hayek

From her career start in Mexico to her humanitarian work with UNICEF, here are some surprising facts about Oscar-nominated actress Salma Hayek.

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Better Brain: Step Up Your Brain Game Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.

Join us for an engaging panel discussion on ways to improve your brain health across your lifespan

Here's How to Get Your Lost COVID-19 Vaccine Card Back

Keeping immunization records handy is becoming increasingly important

Expanding Medicare Eligibility Could Reduce Disparities

New study finds that coverage gaps for Hispanics and Blacks narrow at age 65

5 Health Conditions That Can Compromise Vaccines

Doctors still recommend coronavirus vaccinations and other precautions

Detecting Skin Cancer Risks in People of Color

Melanoma survival rates worse for Hispanic and Black people

Hispanics Spend Less on Health Care Than Whites

Racial and ethnic disparities emerge in data on medical expenditures

Celebrate Heritage

​'Vivan Las Voces' Brings Community Stories to Light​​​​​

Conversations between friends and family highlight uniquely Hispanic experiences

23 Movies About the Hispanic American Experience​

Films that offer a look at how American culture and history have been enriched

10 Latino American Icons Who Changed This Country

Experts share who they’d like to see featured in the National Museum of the American Latino

Spanish Version of the National Anthem Honors Latin America​​

​​​​Almost lost to history, 'El Pendón Estrellado' was part of America's international outreach​

The Unstoppable Salma Hayek Shares Her Story

From discrimination to stereotyping to a deadly disease, the actress has risen above it all

10 Top U.S. Cities for Latin American Food

Take a tasty trip through a range of delicious cuisines in Chicago, Houston, Washington, D.C., and more


Latino Movies Rise in the National Film Registry

The Library of Congress is on a mission to preserve culturally significant movies

Journalist and Lawyer Sunny Hostin on Identity

Barrier-breaking Afro-Latina talks about dreaming big and making it

​Salma Hayek's Journey to the Heights of Hollywood

​The A-list actress, producer and director channels her versatility and drive​​​

Museum Commemorates Roberto Clemente

Exhibit pays homage to Hall of Famer's legendary career and humanitarian efforts

12 Latin American Authors You Should Know

The works of these writers open a window into the U.S. Hispanic experience

Money and Jobs

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Business

Jen Hemphill, host of the podcast “Her Dinero Matters,” shares common mistakes

Pandemic Costs Women Workers Jobs, Income

Caregiving duties, age discrimination hinder ability of many to make a living, AARP survey finds

Turn Your Skills Into a Business Opportunity

These steps can help you make your entrepreneurial dream a reality


Caring Act Would Provide Tax Credit to Family Caregivers

Bipartisan legislation would give up to $5,000 to offset expenses

Becoming a 'Sudden' Caregiver of a Loved One

Whether due to accident or illness, navigating this unfamiliar world can be daunting

Feds Say Nursing Homes Must Vaccinate Workers

Facilities who do not comply could see their federal Medicare and Medicaid funding withheld

Video Spotlight

Meet the Artist Keeping Day of the Dead Tradition Alive

Master altar maker empowers her community

Listen to the “The Star-Spangled Banner” in Spanish

Clotilde Arias first translated in 1945

Sérgio Mendes Put Brazilian Music on the Map

Musician brought jazz and bossa nova to audiences


Afghan War Veterans Reflect on Service

Tony Vizcarrondo and others share the lessons they learned as the 20-year conflict comes to a close

Free Resources for Veterans with PTSD

Where to find help for post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, more

2 Latina Veterans Reflect on the Lessons They've Learned

Inspiring stories of good and bad times, sacrifice and public service in the armed forces

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