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History of Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo Quiz! Test Your Mexican History Knowledge

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Cinco de Mayo quiz time! Yes, you've been celebrating this Mexican holiday for as long as you can remember (if you can remember...), but before th...

Viva Cinco de Mayo - "We Don't Need No Stinking Fancy Uniforms"

Elaine Coronado | Posted 07.05.2012 | Latino Voices
Elaine Coronado

As you toss back tortilla chips, guacamole and salsa, take a moment to reflect on Cinco de Mayo, and give thanks to 4,000 Mexican rebels.

Cinco de Mayo, Primero de Mayo and the Birth of the United States of América

Roberto Lovato | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Roberto Lovato

Thirty years, millions of mobile devices and a massive wave of migration later, Latinos have largely forgotten the meaning of Cinco de Mayo.

Why Do We Celebrate Cinco De Mayo? What It Is, What It Means

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There's a lot of questions out there today, the 5th of May or Cinco De Mayo. And misconceptions too: like today is Mexico's Independence Day. It's not...

Cinco De Mayo History: 7 Must-Know Facts About The Annual Celebration (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Cinco De Mayo, or the Fifth Of May, is being celebrated today in Mexico and parts of the United States. The observance commemorates a major moment in...

Cinco de Mayo: Not Mexican independence Day!

Eric Lurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Lurio

It's actually a Mexican-American holiday, and over the years has become the official Mexican ethnic day. In other words, it's a harmless, if totally fake holiday.


Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Cinco de Mayo is almost upon us (it's the 5th of May) so we thought we would give you a little refresher on the history behind the holiday. The holida...

Cinco De Mayo: White People's Excuse To Let Loose

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Hola, everybody! Happy Cinco De Mayo! Don't speak Spanish? Curious what all the fuss is about? Look no further because the answers to all your questio...