LATINO VOICES
10/15/2013 09:33 am ET Updated Oct 15, 2013

5 Hispanic Leaders That Everyone Should Know

AP

Today, we tend to get lost in the hustle and bustle of our own immediate existence. We focus on our families, careers and bank accounts and forget about the individuals and organizations that have given us great opportunities and freedoms.

There have been some truly remarkable Hispanic leaders and activists in our time and times passed. While the number is staggering, requiring more room than we have on this page, we have selected five great Hispanic leaders and activists that you should know and be thankful for.

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5 Hispanic leaders and activists

As a culture, we have a wealth of leaders and activists to look up to and emulate. Whether fighting for human rights or developing sustainable farming practices, we have truly left an impact on the world for centuries to come.

Originally published on VOXXI as Five great Hispanic leaders and activists you should know

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