National Hispanic Heritage month is celebrated September 15th to October 15th.
The State Library is taking this opportunity to focus on contributions the Hispanic community has made and continues to make in North Carolina.
Did you know these famous Hispanic people are from, or live in, North Carolina?
Pedro Cuatrecasas, recipient, 1988 North Carolina Award in Science: Pioneering research in biochemistry and pharmacology
Frankie Muniz, actor, "Malcolm in the Middle": Discovered in Knightdale, a surburb of Raleigh, at age 8.
Ariana DeBose, actor, Native of Wilmington, NC. In 2022 won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Anita in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of West Side Story.
Brian Romero, soccer player for Charlotte FC, Concord, NC.
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