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Chicano Papers: A Dynamic Chapter in Underground Press History

In a previous entry, I reproduced the talk that I presented in May at Left Forum 2015. In that talk, I gave a general update on the underground press digital project. 1,091 more words

National Portrait Gallery To Feature Activist Dolores Huerta

WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is visiting the National Portrait Gallery to help open a new exhibition about her life and work. 98 more words


14 Protesters Cited For Blocking Street Next To Capitol

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story reported protesters were gathering about affordable health care.

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – Police say 14 protesters have been cited after blocking a road near the State Capitol early Wednesday morning. 83 more words


Quotable Women ~ May 22nd

My mother never made me do anything for my brothers, like serve them. I think that’s an important lesson, especially for the Latino culture, because the women are expected to be the ones that serve and cook and whatever.

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Quotable Women ~ March 31st

“My mother was a dominant force in our family. And I always saw her as the leader. And that was great for me as a young woman, because I never saw that women had to be dominated by men.” 9 more words


A Latina's Perspective on Feminism

By Mariana Morales

Growing up, I never really understood why my mom and sister would complain about the daily chores. I would say to myself, housework can’t be that hard: you just sweep the floor, clean the restroom, wash dishes, and make food. 878 more words


Dolores Huerta says hello. The Last March and funeral of Cesar Chavez

The bulletin from the Associated Press flashed across the computer in The Bakersfield Californian’s photo department a few minutes after 9 am on Friday, April 23, 1993. 3,319 more words