Most are familiar with terms like Latino or Hispanic, but what does it mean to be Latinx? Yvania Garcia-Pusateri, executive director of multicultural programs at Missouri State University, welcomes everyone to celebrate September as Latinx Heritage Month.
Garcia-Pusateri, who was new to her position this time last year, notes that the programming will be amplified due to more time to plan and execute.
Even though acts of hate have plagued the United States lately, it’s unfortunately nothing new. She notes that opening eyes, changing minds, breaking barriers and destroying stereotypes are key components to battling oppression and overcoming racism.
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