A lot of New York culture has become the culture of the United States. Our country is the world’s second-largest Spanish speaking country, after Mexico. We are projected to become the world’s largest Spanish-speaking country by 2050.
U.S. American NYC
Mother’s Day is celebrated at different times around the world
May 3 (1st Sun) Portugal, Romania & Spain
May 10: Mexico, Guatemala & El Salvador
May 10 (2nd Sun) U.S. & many countries
May 15: Paraguay
May 27: Bolivia
May 30: Nicaragua
May 31 (Last Sun) Dominican Republic & France
Aug 15: Costa Rica
Oct 18 (3rd Sun) Argentina
Dec 8: Panama
Friday-Monday, May 22-25, 2020
This U.S. holiday honors those who died serving our country. It is also the popular start of summer.
Friday, June 19, 2020
A year and a half after the Emancipation Proclamation, and a month after the end of the U.S. Civil War, the U.S. Army announced the enforcement of the end of legal slavery in Texas (and the United States) on June 19, 1865
HOLIDAY Fri, July 3, 2020
Saturday, July 4, 2020
The thirteen colonies that became the United States declared independence from Britain and launched a humanitarian revolution that swept the world on July 4, 1776
Sunday, August 23, 2020
The more you think about it, the more you wonder how the Atlantic slave trade was allowed to happen, and why we haven’t gotten over it
Fri-Mon, September 4-7, 2020
This long holiday weekend honors the U.S. labor movement, and is the unofficial end of summer
Monday, September 7, 2020
This U.S. holiday celebrates organized labor and is the popular end of summer
September 15 – October 15
The national celebration of our Hispanic roots, culture and contributions to the United States
Fri-Mon, October 9-12, 2020
NEW YORK CITY ~ Discover a world of Latin things to do over Columbus Day Weekend, New York City’s big Italian and Indigenous celebration
Monday, October 12, 2020
MIDTOWN, NYC ~ This U.S. holiday was founded to stop racist violence against Italian-Americans. The myths around Columbus Day helped us be accepted as just Americans. Benvenuto! Saluto! Grazie!
UNITED STATES ~ We are the first Americans. We have always been here. We are still here from the Arctic to Tierra del Fuego.
The Puerto Rican diaspora celebrates our heritage on the month when Columbus landed and claimed the island for Spain in 1493. ¡WEPA!
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
This U.S. holiday on the anniversary of the end of World War I (1918), honors those who serve in the U.S. military
Thu-Sun, Nov 26-29, 2020
The big U.S. family holiday launches the winter holiday season
Thu, November 26, 2020
United States families often travel to be together on Thanksgiving Day
Friday, November 27, 2020
Let’s go shopping for Latin fashion
Friday, December 25, 2020
The world’s most popular Latin holiday
Thursday, December 31, 2020
TIMES SQUARE, NYC
10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1…
Happy New Year!
¡Feliz Año Nuevo!
Feliz Ano Novo!
Felice anno nuovo!
An Nou Fericit!
Friday, January 1, 2021
Slavery in the United States “officially” ended on January 1, 1863
“Black History is American History.”
Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, Langston Hughes, Rosa Parks, Hank Aaron, Abraham Lincoln, Toni Morrison, Frederick Douglass, Machito, W.E.B. DuBois, Fats Domino and many more.
Friday-Monday, February 12-15, 2020
This U.S. holiday commemorates the birthdays of presidents Washington and Lincoln
BIRTHDAY Fri, January 15, 2021
HOLIDAY Mon, January 18, 2021
ATLANTA, Georgia ~ The African-American civil rights legend was born on January 15, 1929. Dr. King. every year we think of you, and every year you mean more to us.