Pages in category "Hispanic and Latino American culture in Chicago" The following 22 pages are in this category, out of 22 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().
Hispanic America ( Spanish: Hispanoamérica or América Hispana) (also known as Spanish America ( Spanish: América española )) is the portion of the Americas comprising the Spanish-speaking countries of North, Central, and South America. In all of these countries, Spanish is the main language, sometimes sharing official status with one or ...
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Circa 1941 the Mexican population had risen to 16,000. During the 1940s braceros were brought to Chicago and became a part of the Mexican-American community. There were 35,000 people categorized as Spanish-speaking in Chicago by 1950, including Mexicans and Puerto Ricans. In 1960 there were 23,000 Chicagoans who were born in Mexico.
Chicago was the location of the infamous St. Valentine's Day Massacre in 1929, when Al Capone sent men to gun down members of a rival gang, North Side, led by Bugs Moran. Chicago was the first American city to have a homosexual-rights organization. The organization, formed in 1924, was called the Society for Human Rights.
Hispanic and Latino culture places a strong value on family, and is commonly taught to Hispanic children as one of the most important values in life. Statistically, Hispanic families tend to have larger and closer knit families than the American average. Hispanic families tend to prefer to live near other family members.
This is a list of Hispanic/Latino Americans who are or were judges, magistrate judges, court commissioners, or administrative law judges.If known, it will be listed if a judge has served on multiple courts.
The largest Hispanic gang is 18th street gang and the most violent is MS-13 gang, both run by The Mexican Mafia or La Eme in prison. The Latin Kings first emerged in Chicago in the 1940s after several young Puerto Rican men on the north side—and Mexican men on
Brazilian Americans. Brazilian Americans ( Portuguese: brasileiros-americanos, norte-americanos de origem brasileira or estadunidenses de origem brasileira) are Americans who are of full or partial Brazilian ancestry. They are relatively new arrivals, for the 1960 Census only counted 27,855 Brazilians.
Gina Alexis Rodriguez-LoCicero (née Rodriguez; born July 30, 1984) is an American actress. She is known for her leading role as Jane Villanueva in The CW satirical romantic dramedy series Jane the Virgin (2014–2019), for which she received a Golden Globe Award in 2015.