VOL. 17 NO. 19-SEPTEMBER 19, 2022

Our Stories and Features

Reflections/Jonathan Gramling

Jonathan Gramling

Preserve Latino History

I should have written this column last issue for our Hispanic Heritage Month issue. But I had to get Donald Trump out of my system as he outlandishly tries to justify having classified information in the basement of his Mar-a-Lago estate and in his office there. I’m surprised Trump didn’t attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth since he views himself as King Donald the First of America. Don’t get me started.

I have enjoyed and valued The Hues’ working relationship with the Latino Professionals Association to highlight young Latino professionals each year. They do an excellent job of choosing people to highlight who reflect the diversity of the Latino community in Madison, from people who immigrated here to people who were Madison born and raised. They purposely select people from diverse professional backgrounds as well as country of origin. As the majority of Latinos in Madison trace their roots to Mexico, there is always a healthy representation there although over the years, LPA has reflected the richness and diversity of Latin America. -- READ MORE