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Hispanic Heritage Month brings push for National Museum of the American Latino

Hispanic Heritage Month brings push for National Museum of the American Latino
Wednesday officially marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month. How close is D.C. to getting a Latino museum on the National Mall?

“We want to make sure Congress fully funds their half and this museum sits shoulder to shoulder with the African American Museum, the American History Museum and all of the iconic museums on the National Mall that 28 million tourists come to,” Rodriguez said.“Soledad O’Brien has joined, José Andrés the restauranteur, great representatives from the financial sector, José Feliciano, Target has been an amazing supporter,” Rodriguez said.“We have always had an idea where it should go,” Rodriguez said.“Not without a lot of noise,” Rodriguez said.

“Change does not come easy,” Rodriguez said.“We’ve worked in support of the Women’s History Museum,” Rodriguez said.

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