Chicano Rights

Your brain probably died somewhere around the Gilded Age. Thankfully, anything that isn’t about Native Americans, Women, or African Americans does not merit much attention. Save those brain cells for important things!

–Zoot suit riots

1953: Ike’s Operation Wetback + oppression of culture within the schools à Chicano activism

–Hunger strikes and campaigning with Robert Kennedy with Cesar Chavez

–boycott of table grapes and lettuce by United Farm Workers all across the nation

–Student “Blowouts”: evidence of high organization within a community

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