Category Archives: Elected Officials

Leaders of the Mexican American Generation: Biographical Essays

Leaders of the Mexican American Generation, a new anthology featuring thirteen historically important figures, includes a chapter by Kenneth C. Burt on former Los Angeles City Councilman and US Representative Edward Roybal. Continue reading

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Fred Ross, Cesar Chavez and Lessons for Ferguson

Examines the ability of a community to organize politically to achieve influence in order to achieve social justice and reform urban police practices. Continue reading

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Tibo Chavez, New Mexico Lt. Governor, Senator, and Judge

Tibo Chavez served in all three branches of government in New Mexico and in Chile for the state Department during World War II. Continue reading

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