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Pat Brown and the Emergence of Latinos in California Politics

An examination of politics in California from 1940s to 1960s, with a focus on civil rights and emergence of Latinos as a political force. Continue reading

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Understanding Oxnard, Califronia

Curious Unions, an important new book on Mexican Americans in Oxnard, California, has its origins in stories about the author’s grandfather. 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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