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Pennsylvania College of Art & Design creates programming and exhibit on La Borinqueña, an Afro-Latina superhero

On The Spark Thursday we discussed the new graphic novel superhero, its impact on the community, and the Pennsylvania College of Art & Design La Borinqueña programming and exhibit, which opens Tuesday, with Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez, award-winning graphic novelist and creator of La Borinqueña and Alex Schaufele, director of exhibitions at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design.

By Aniya Faulcon

The 35th Hispanic Heritage Awards

The Hispanic Heritage Awards will be hosted by actress Stephanie Beatriz – widely known for voicing the character of Mirabel Madrigal in Disney’s Oscar-winning 2021 film “Encanto.”

By Christina Zeiders

Latin American Festival organizer and participants talk about Hispanic culture in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage month, which starts today and goes until October 15th, celebrates the history and culture of the country’s Latino and Hispanic communities and how they have contributed to American society.

By Aniya Faulcon

A stark racial divide on vaccinations leaves many at risk as Pa. reopens

As the state eases distancing and mask mandates, health officials are still failing to successfully vaccinate communities that have been disadvantaged from the start.

By Jamie Martines/Spotlight PA

Black, Hispanic kids are less likely than white kids to receive diagnostic imaging during ER visit

Data analysis found that Black children were 18% less likely than white children to receive diagnostic imaging during an ER visit. Hispanic children were 13% less likely to have imaging, compared to whites.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Hispanic Heritage Month

WITF Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with the following programs scheduled to honor contributions of both Hispanic and Latino Americans

By Fred Vigeant/WITF