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June 3, 2023

Caribbean American Heritage Month

Celebrating history, culture, and contributions to American society.

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Caribbean-American Heritage Month

There is no single Caribbean American identity. The mix of cultures, languages, and religions alive across the United States and the islands reflects the diversity of spirit that defines the American story. Meanwhile, our countries are bound by common values and a shared history — overcoming the yoke of colonialism, confronting the original sin of slavery, and charting new opportunities across borders and generations.

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