On May 5 of every year, Mexicans in Mexico and
the United States celebrate a day of national pride. Cinco de Mayo
commemorates a moment in history when Mexico defeated the invading
French army, then the strongest army in the world. Contribute to
this celebration of Mexican culture and pride with resources for
your multicultural curriculum.
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Interview transcripts with prominent
Latinos from different areas of public and private life: children's
authors Pam Muņoz Ryan and Pat Mora, astronaut Ellen Ochoa,
scientist Mario Molina, and Illustrator David Diaz.