Caribbean-American Heritage Month on June, 2019: American Heritage Month - Why does the USA celebrate a National Hispanic Heritage Month?

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June, 2019 is Caribbean-American Heritage Month 2019. June 2010 Caribbean American Heritage Month Celebrations ... June 2010 Caribbean American

Why does the USA celebrate a National Hispanic Heritage Month?

These are all the "ethnic" heritage months recognized by the US Congress through special Presidential decree:

Black History Month (February)

Irish-American Heritage Month (March)

Jewish American Heritage Month (May)

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (May)

Caribbean-American Heritage Month (June)

National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15–October 15)

National American Indian Heritage Month (November)

You may choose to see the special celebration of ethnicities as racist, but by the plethora of ethnicities that are officially recognized, you should see that its actually a celebration of the diversity of the American society.

What's the day for all of us? July 4th, because over the years, this nation has become one that is not defined by its language or the color of its people, but a place where all people can come to make their lives and this world a better place. Maybe once our citizens start to recognize that, we wouldn't have so many problems...

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Why is it that we have all these commemorative months...?

Why is it that we have all these commemorative months...?

Hmmm.....You are implying there are no holidays to celebrate American History?

What about:

Washington's Birthday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Columbus Day

Veteran's Day

Thanksgiving

@ Mac....."White" heritage month? "White" isn't a culture, it's a skin shade. Are there no holidays for those of European descent?

Saint Patricks day?

Easter?

Christmas?

Halloween?

Santa Lucia Day?

The San Gennaro festival?

Oktoberfest?

Mardi Gras?

What is the purpose behind Black History Month?

What is the purpose behind Black History Month?

MARCH - IRISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

MARCH - GREEK AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

MAY - ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

JEWISH - AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

JUNE - CARIBBEAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

SEPTEMBER - HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

OCTOBER - GERMAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

OCTOBER - POLISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

OCTOBER - ITALIAN AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH

NOVEMBER - AMERICAN INDIAN HERITAGE MONTH

MARCH - WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

They've all been celebrated since the 1960's or earlier for some. Why are you picking on the 12%?

You need help.

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