Explore Contributions From Minnesota’s Latino Community
During the 2009-2011 Biennium, the Minnesota Humanities Center’s collaborated with the Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs (formerly Chicano Latino Affairs Council) to convey the contributions of Minnesota’s Latino community to our state through five related video projects. These projects document and amplify the significant contributions the Latino community is making to cultural and economic opportunity statewide.
Absent Narratives: St. Paul’s West Side
Explore the history and development of St. Paul’s West Side into a thriving business center of Latino culture and commerce through a series of brief videos featuring past and present members of the community.
Absent Narratives: Minneapolis’ Mercado Central
Discover the unique history of the Mercado Central, a Latino retail business cooperative on Minneapolis’ East Lake Street, through a series of brief videos featuring individuals who were active in its development.