The Cesar Chavez they don't want you to know about
THE CESAR CHAVEZ THEY DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW ABOUT. This is a scene from the upcoming documentary PRESS 1 FOR ENGLISH. The film explores current U.S. legal and illegal immigration policies, the impac...
Chicano
Chicano or Chicana (also spelled Xicano or Xicana) is a chosen identity of some Mexican-Americans in the United States. The term "Chicano" is sometimes used interchangeably with Mexican-American. Both...
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Neomexicanos
The Nuevomexicanos (also Nuevo Mexicanos, Neomexicanos, or Novomexicanos) are the descendants of the Spanish and Mexican colonists who settled the area of New Mexico and Southern Colorado. From 1598 t...
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Angelico Chavez
Reverend Fr. Fray Angelico Chavez (April 10, 1910 – March 18, 1996) was an American Franciscan priest, historian, author, poet, and painter. "Angelico" was his pen name; he also dropped the acce...
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Joseph Montoya
Joseph Manuel Montoya (September 24, 1915 – June 8, 1978) was a Democratic U.S. Senator for New Mexico from 1964 until 1977.
Montoya was born in Peña Blanca, New Mexico. His parents...
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Polly Baca
Polly Baca (born February 13, 1941) is an American politician who served as Chair the Democratic Caucus of the Colorado House of Representatives (1976–79), being the first woman to hold that office, a...
Leonor Villegas de Magnon
Leonor Villegas de Magnón (June 12, 1876 – April 17, 1955) was a political activist, teacher, and journalist who founded a brigade of the international Mexican American relief service, La Cruz B...
Denise Chavez
Denise Elia Chávez (born August 15, 1948) is an American author, playwright, and stage director.
She was born to a Mexican American family in Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States.
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Mutualista
Mutualistas were community-based mutual aid societies created by Mexican immigrants in the late 19th century United States. According to media analyst Charles M. Tatum, mutualistas Sometimes mutualist...
Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986
The Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), Pub.L. 99–603, 100 Stat. 3445, enacted November 6, 1986, also known as the Simpson-Mazzoli Act, signed into law by Ronald Reagan on Novemb...
2006 United States immigration reform protests
In 2006, millions of people participated in protests over a proposed change to U.S. immigration policy. The protests began in response to proposed legislation known as H.R. 4437, which would raise pe...
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Antonio José Martínez
Antonio José Martínez (January 17, 1793 – July 27, 1867) was a New Mexican priest, educator, publisher, rancher, farmer, community leader, and politician. He lived through and influenced three ...
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Carpa Garcia
La Carpa García, known in English as the García Brothers Show, was a Mexican American carpa (travelling circus tent show) that was active from 1914 – 1947. Carpa García consisted of performers f...
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Carey McWilliams (journalist)
Carey McWilliams (December 13, 1905 – June 27, 1980) was an American author, editor, and lawyer. He is best known for his writings about social issues in California, including the condition of migrant...
Colegio Cesar Chavez
Colegio Cesar Chavez (Spanish for "Cesar Chavez College") was a U.S. college-without-walls in Mount Angel, Oregon. The college was named after Mexican American civil rights activist César Chávez. Cole...
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Sleepy Lagoon murder
The "Sleepy Lagoon murder" was the name that Los Angeles newspapers used to describe the death of José Gallardo Díaz, who was discovered unconscious and dying on a road near a local swimming hole (kno...
Linda Chavez
Linda Lou Chavez (born June 17, 1947) is an American author, commentator, and radio talk show host. She is also a Fox News analyst, Chairman of the Center for Equal Opportunity, has a syndicated colum...
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Cobden, Illinois
Cobden is a village in Union County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,157 at the 2010 census, an increase from 1,116 in 2000.
The village is named after British politician and free-tr...
Chicano Moratorium
The Chicano Moratorium, formally known as the National Chicano Moratorium Committee, was a movement of Chicano anti-war activists that built a broad-based coalition of Mexican-American groups to organ...
Alianza Federal de Mercedes
Alianza Federal de Mercedes, which in English translates to Federal Land Grant Alliance, was a group led by Reies Tijerina based in New Mexico in the 1960s that fought for the land rights of Chicano N...
Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo (Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo in Spanish), officially entitled the Treaty of Peace, Friendship, Limits and Settlement between the United States of America and the Mexic...
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Chicanos Por La Causa
Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC) is a non-profit organization in Arizona founded in 1969. It is a statewide community development corporation (CDC). It has staff of over 600 with an operating budget of $...
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Texas Revolution
The Texas Revolution (October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836) began when colonists (primarily from the United States) in the Mexican province of Texas rebelled against the increasingly centralist Mexican go...
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