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Frank Sinatra, Latinos, and Civil Rights

Frank Sinatra’s “The House I Live In,” served as an anthem of the multicultural, post-World War II left. Puerto Rican and Mexican American groups showed the 1945 short movie by the same name to their members as part of a larger campaign to promote racial, ethnic, and religious tolerance. Continue reading

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