National Hispanic Heritage Month

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Sept. 15 marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage month. Shared between two months, it celebrates the contributions of Hispanic Americans. Debbie Lee-DiStefano, a professor of Spanish in the department of modern languages, anthropology and geography at Southeast Missouri State University tells us about it and what activities you can look forward to in Cape Girardeau.

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On what Hispanic Heritage month is

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As celebrations for National Hispanic Heritage month continue, the Crisp Museum at Southeast’s River Campus is hosting the exhibit Estamos Aquí. The exhibit showcases modernized serigraphs created by 40 artists. Many of which show the Latino and Chicano experience. KRCU's Marissanne Lewis-Thompson spoke with Fidencio Duran, a featured artist in the Estamos Aquí exhibit.