Category Archives: California

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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New Look at Latinos Backing Ronald Reagan in 1966

Renewed attention to Ronald Reagan’s appeal to Latino voters in California in 1966. 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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