Under the bright sun en el mero Westside thousands of families, civil rights supporters, and local leaders marched to honor César E. Chávez.
American labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta told a local audience that the power of the Democratic vote and organization will be key during Trump’s administration.
Our Lady of the Lake University’s Center for Mexican American Studies and Research celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the 1966 Farmworkers Strike and March with “La Cosecha,” a full-day of living history testimonials, academic presentations, and lucha manifestations in art and performance.
Latinos make up 38% of Texas’ population, yet voter turnout among that group has consistently lagged behind others in the state for decades.
Los latinos constituyen el 38% de la población de Texas, sin embargo, por varias décadas, el número de votantes dentro de la comunidad latina se ha quedado continuamente detrás en comparación a otros grupos demográficos en el estado.
“No entiendo” – I don’t understand – are words no one wants to hear at any public meeting, but many probably have.
In the 1960s, thousands of Chicanos and Chicanas, or Mexican-Americans, fought tirelessly on the national and local level for equity in their underserved communities at the height of the Chicano movement.
In 2014, there were 53.3 million Latinos in the United States, comprising 17.1% of the total U.S. population, according to the Pew Research Center.