San Antonio Prepares for Mexican Independence Celebrations

On Sept. 16, 1810, the priest Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla summoned the townspeople of Dolores Hidalgo and gave the famous cry, or “grito de dolores,” which sparked the beginning of Mexico’s battle for independence from Spain. Hidalgo called for freedom, liberty, and equality for all Mexican citizens and to this day, the historic date is celebrated all over Mexico as Mexican […]