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Hispanic Heritage Month kicks off with a webcast today. 

Today at 3 pm ET, we’ll kick off Hispanic Heritage Month live from Basking Ridge, NJ, with our webcast, “Todos nosotros: Nuestras Voces Unidas.” Claudia Romo Edelman, social activist and founder of the We Are All Human Foundation, will talk about “The Hispanic Power.” Plus V Teamers Ivan Berg, Arturo Picicci, Steven Araiza, Ana Anguilar, and Jessica Ricauarte will come together to discuss cultural dynamics and opportunities for our Hispanic customers. Tune in to the livestreams on our @vzuptospeed Facebook and Twitter page or VZWeb. 

Huffington Post honors Latinx trailblazers in new profile series.

As part of our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration, HuffPo released an article today profiling eight Latinx and Hispanic trailblazers who have helped push the world forward. From a groundbreaking author and a reggaeton musician, to a space pioneer and a rising political star, check out who they chose to celebrate.

Air Force rocket sled reaches Mach 8.6 in test run.

The U.S. Air Force has shared a video of their rocket sled doing a test run on a 10-mile track at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Make sure not to blink when you watch the video, because you will miss it. Traveling at 6,559 MPH, the sled is almost invisible to the human eye, even when the video is put in slow motion. Check it out here.

Seinfeld coming to Netflix in 2021. 

Festivus came early this year for Seinfeld fans. Netflix announced today that it had bought the streaming rights for all 180 episodes of the beloved show about nothing. Hulu subscribers won’t have to air their grievances yet, as the series will still be available on Hulu until the switchover to Netflix in 2021.

 

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