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El Grito: A Celebration of Mexican Independence

Photos by Ashley Rodgers

September 19, 2016

El Grito

The event celebrates the day Mexico gained independence from Spain.

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.

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