Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off at Black Cultural Center

Pictured (l-r) Professor of Spanish and editor of "Afro-Hispanic Review" William Luis, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean, NAHCC's Mario Moreno, Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center Director Frank Dobson and NAHCC's Yuri Cunza. (Photo courtesy of NAHCC)



Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off Sept. 15 at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center with a reception and presentation hosted by the Afro-Hispanic Review, which is housed at the BJJBCC, and the Nashville Area Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Mayor Karl Dean was on hand for the festivities.

The Afro-Hispanic Review presented its latest issue, which features Nueva Vida, Nuevo Trabajo, a Metro Arts Commission Hispanic artist exhibition in partnership with the NAHCC.

Hispanic Heritage Month runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.