Tag Archives: Henry Wallace

Clinton Jencks and Mexican American Miners in New Mexico

A bool review for James J. Lorence’s Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest. Jencks is credited for empowering subjugated Mexican American hard-rock miners in Grant County, New Mexico. Continue reading

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The American Labor Party Sought to Empower Latinos

The American Labor Party in New York reached out to Latinos in Spanish Harlem. Continue reading

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George McGovern, 1912–2012

George McGovern forever changed the Democratic Party’s presidential selection process and its long-term trajectory, expanding the influence of Latinos and members of other minority groups. Continue reading

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