x1023 joins the Hispanic and Latino community in observing National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. This year’s theme is Unidos: Inclusivity for a Stronger Nation.
The Hispanic and Latino community represent one of the fastest growing populations in America. Their roots stem from the Caribbean, Mexico, Central America, South America, Europe, and North America.
R&B singer Maxwell, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of a Haitian mother and a Puerto Rican father. Maxwell has been credited as an originator of the “neo soul” movement that rose to prominence during the late 1990s. He has won 3 Grammy Awards out of 13 nominations, 6 Soul Train Music Awards and 2 NAACP Image Awards.