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National Latino Museum In Possible Danger

VOXXI | Tony Castro | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Will the long-stalled National Museum of the American Latino lose out to a proposed national museum dedicated to the entire immigrant experience? S...

Latino Museum Faces Competition From Similar Idea

Los Angeles Times | Mike Boehm | Posted 11.30.2013 | Latino Voices

The already difficult path to creating a National Museum of the American Latino has gotten bumpier because of another museum proposal now pending befo...

Smithsonian Latino Museum Counting On Congress

My San Antonio | Posted 07.25.2013 | Latino Voices

Supporters of the creation of the Smithsonian American Latino Museum on the Washington Mall want what is so hard to get in Congress: Swift passage of ...

Filling Gaps In America's History

Houston Chronicle | Estuardo Rodriguez | Posted 07.01.2013 | Latino Voices

Diversity has always defined America. But it seems that every half century, we try to redefine what an American actually looks like. As we celebrate t...

Election a Boost for Smithsonian's Latino Museum?

Fred Bernstein | Posted 01.07.2013 | Latino Voices
Fred Bernstein

The effects of last night's election will be felt all over Washington -- including, possibly, a site favored by supporters of the National Museum of the American Latino, adjacent to the Capitol.

Uphill Climb For The National American Latino Museum

Posted 12.25.2011 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES — Television's highest-earning actress and a San Francisco art museum chief are two of the key figures in the bid to establish a new mus...

Museum to Capture Latino Experience in U.S.

Voto Latino | Posted 12.24.2011 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

The need for a museum that captures the story of the country's fastest growing ethnic group is undeniable and worth the effort considering what's missing in museums and history books.

A Latino Museum In Detroit

Posted 12.22.2011 | Latino Voices

Detroit, Michigan is known famously as the "Motor City." Its rich Mexican history, however, is not so well known. Maria Cotera wants that to change. ...

Are Hispanics the New American Reality? Claro Que Si! But Will They Get Their Own Museum? Quien Sabe.

Guy Garcia | Posted 08.07.2011 | Politics
Guy Garcia

The closer you look at Hispanics, the more American they seem -- and vice versa. Which is why the prospect of a National Museum of the American Latino in Washington, D.C., is both a no brainer and such a hard sell.