North Las Vegas Library District Hosts Screening and Discussion of "Latino Americans: 500 Years of History"

 WHAT   The North Las Vegas Library District will host a screening of “Latino Americans,” an award-winning PBS documentary film, followed by a scholarly discussion about Latino American history during the years of 1946-1965, with Rancho High School History Teacher Reuben D’Silva.
 WHEN   The event will be held from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM on Thursday, April 14, 2016.
WHERE  Rancho High School Lecture Hall
Room 513
1900 Searless Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89101
WHY  Latino Americans: 500 Years of History supports the American public’s exploration of the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have helped shape the United States over the last five centuries and who have become, with more than 50 million people, the country’s largest minority group.

The cornerstone of the project is the six-part documentary film “Latino Americans,” created for PBS in 2013 by the WETA public television station and supported by the National
Endowment for the Humanities. The award-winning series chronicles Latinos in the United States from the 16th century to present day. (Learn more about the series at
Latino Americans: 500 Years of History is offered by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and American Library Association (ALA). It is part of an NEH initiative, The Common Good: The Humanities in the Public Square.
North Las Vegas Library
(702) 633-1070