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Reinaldo Arenas

Reinaldo Arenas was born in Cuba in 1943. In 1980, he was one of 120,000 Cubans who arrived in the United States on the Mariel boatlift. Arenas settled in New York where he lived until his death from AIDS ten years later.

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Celebrating National Latinx Heritage Month

National Latinx Heritage Month is a period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States during which time we honor the contributions of Latinx Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture. The commemoration begins each year on September 15, the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica,

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