Letters: Sep. 12, 2005

The U.S.'s 25 Most Influential Hispanics While a few melting-pot purists registered resentment at the idea of honoring any particular ethnic group's contributions to American society, readers of Hispanic and non-Hispanic origin alike welcomed our tribute to leading Latinos and wished we could have included even more

Thank you for shining a light on the growing influence of the Latino-Hispanic community in the U.S. [Aug. 22]. Hispanic businesses are a vital part of the economic revitalization of many towns. In Illinois alone, Hispanic businesses are driving the economic rebirth of previously stagnant cities like Aurora, Waukegan and Rockford. The contributions by...

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