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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | September 30, 2019

It's Hispanic Heritage Month!
Today we are highlighting our Lideres Latinos Oral History Project. The Latino population of Minnesota has grown dramatically since 1980, and in particular during the period from 1990 to the present. The Latino community is one of the largest and most important in the state, and is particularly noteworthy because its growth has not been confined to the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
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