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October 5th, 2009
12:07 PM ET

Pionero: Former Education Secretary Lauro Cavazos

As part of the on-going series "Pioneros: Latino Firsts," CNN's Don Lemon profiles former Education Secretary Lauro Cavazos, the first Hispanic to hold a cabinet-level post in a presidential administration.


Filed under: Don Lemon • Pioneros: Latino Firsts
September 24th, 2009
10:54 AM ET

Pionero: John "The Quiet Man" Ruiz

When heavyweight boxer John "The Quiet Man" Ruiz defeated defending champ Evander Holyfield in 2001, he became the first Hispanic to hold the WBA title. CNN's Don Lemon spoke with Ruiz about what it means to be a Latino pioneer.


Filed under: Don Lemon • Pioneros: Latino Firsts
September 5th, 2009
11:19 AM ET

Hilda Solis: First Latina Labor Secretary

"Pioneros: Latino Firsts"

CNN's Brianna Keilar sits down for a one-on-one interview with Hilda Solis, the first Latina Secretary of Labor. The secretary also takes Keilar on an insightful tour of her office at the Department of Labor. The interview inaugurates CNN's new series, "Pioneros: Latino Firsts."


Filed under: Don Lemon • Pioneros: Latino Firsts