Mexicans Migrants on the road with tire trouble (California, 1936).Photo by Dorothea Lange for the U.S. Farm Security Administration
On May 1, 2006, approximately one million people of Latin American descent boycotted their jobs to make a point about the centrality of their labor to American life and the.
On August 29, 1933, the National Miners Union shut down mines in Gallup, New Mexico. This labor action, which in many ways pitted Mexican miners against Navajo miners, demonstrates the.
Above: The lynching of Frank Tafoya, Las Vegas, New Mexico, 1882 As I have stated many times, it's very frustrating to me to see how both liberals and the left.
U.S. border agents stop Mexican immigrants crossing into United States, 1948 Neil Foley has written what I believe to be the first comprehensive history of Mexicans in U.S. history. It.
When that great study detailing the numbers of African-Americans lynched in the South came out last week, I noted that its weaknesses included that lynching was not confined to the.
I've been waiting for about 5 years for Cesar Chavez's public reputation to face serious challenge. After Chavez's death, he became a hero nearly on the level of Martin Luther.