In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Prince George’s County Council members and citizen celebrated the contributions of Latino culture. The event featured Pati Jinich, chef and host of PBS’s “Pati’s Mexican Table,” and folk dance groups.
Amanda Perez is a reporter in the Capital News Service broadcast bureau. A senior journalism major, she has worked as an assistant at the Journalism Center on Children and Families and interned with WCIV-TV ABC News 4 in Charleston, S.C.
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