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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, this Spotlight features collections and resources about Latino music.  A rich variety of cultures and musical styles fall into this category, and while Spanish colonialism introduced a strong Spanish influence to Latino culture—hence the term 'Hispanic'—the musical legacy of Latin American (and the U.S. Latino communities) is equally defined by the influences of indigenous, African, and other European cultures. In this Spotlight, you can explore videos, essays, objects, and music featuring many of the different traditions of Latin America and U.S. Latino communities.