The Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center hosted an El Grito celebration on Tuesday.
The event, co-hosted by the Catholic Diocese of Lubbock and Bishop Placido Rodriguez, commemorates day
Mexico declared independence from Spain, honoring traditions and the culture of Mexican-Americans
and various other Hispanic populations.
September 15 to October 15
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment
for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution
and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations
of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.
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