The meaning behind Cinco de Mayo

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FILE – In this May 5, 2011 file photo, Marylin Castillo dances in honor of the Cinco de Mayo celebration in Los Angeles. Cinco de Mayo has become in the U.S.: a celebration of all things Mexican, from mariachi music to sombreros, marked by schools, politicians and companies selling everything from beans to beer. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, file)

Cesareo Moreno, the Chief Curator of the National Museum of Mexican Art, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why there’s more to the holiday than great Mexican food and tequila.

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