Hispanic Heritage Month Gets Underway With Special Focus On RepresentationIt recognizes the contributions and cultures of Americans with origins in Mexico, Central and Southern America, the Caribbean and Spain.
National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations Underway Across NYCHispanic Heritage Week was first established in 1968. Twenty years later in the 1980s, it was expanded into a one-month long event.
Bronx Art Exhibit Honors Hispanic Heritage MonthBronx Parks Commissioner and Founder of the New York City Parks Latino Society tells CBSN New York about the free exhibition at Poe Park.
Study Shows Racial Disparity In Handling Of Criminal Cases In ManhattanA study of prosecutions handled by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has concluded that black and Hispanic defendants are more likely to be held in jail before trial than white and Asian defendants.
Latino Officers: Pineiro Should Be Next NYPD CommissionerSome groups representing Latino NYPD officers on Sunday said they hoped to see First Deputy Police Commissioner Rafael Pineiro named the new top cop.
Novelist, Native New Yorker Oscar Hijuelos Dies At 62Oscar Hijuelos, the novelist who became the first Latino to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, died this weekend at the age of 62.
Tony's Table: Green Eggs & Ham, Steak FajitasIn this special double-segment of Tony's Table, Chef LaLa joins CBS 2's Tony Tantillo to add some Latino zest to a Dr. Suess classic: green eggs & ham.
Community Holds Vigil For Hate Crime VictimsA vigil was held in Brooklyn over the weekend in memory of a hate crime.