A Look at Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

How will you celebrate this weekend?

By Hatty Lee May 04, 2012

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo, a day that marks celebration of Latino culture and heritage throughout Mexico and the United States. For many, it’s a day of fun. But as Roebrto Lovato pointed out last year at Colorlines, it’s also a reminder of the commodification of culture at the expense of communities of color. We rounded up some photos that show the spirit of the celebration.

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