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Medicare and a Memory With Dolores Huerta

Today, I had the opportunity to speak at a Medicare Rally in Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland to honor the 50th birthday of Medicare. I know many of you could not be there, so I wanted to share my speech with you below. 510 more words

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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

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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

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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

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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

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