Latinos were some of the first immigrants in the US

NBC Latino

2013-04_2256330_NBCLatino-ImmigrationNation_640x90_v1

Dr. Yadira Perez, Oral Historian from New York City’s Tenement Museum, and Dr. Jose C. Moya, historian at Barnard College, go through our country’s history of immigration and explain something many forget; Latinos were among the first immigrants in the United States.  Before the English came to American in 1609, there was a Hispanic presence in the southwest, in places like Texas and New Mexico.

View original post

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s