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History of Latinos and Chicanos in the U.S.

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   Social history of United States society in general

History of Latinos the U.S.

   See also the history of occupied Boriken (Puerto Rico)
Thoughts on October 12th, United Nations March, Latino Flu and the Bridge to Revolution
By Cesar Alonso Cruz, in Palabras de Aztlan... , 24 September 1997. The one-year anniversary of the Latino Civil Rights March on Washington. The March brought together people from over thirty countries, but its militancy was quickly tempered by the greed and apathy of the 'established' Latino leadership.
The Latino Gains in Voting and Registration Higher than Whites and Blacks in 1996
From Angelo Falcon, An Institute for Puerto Rican Policy Analysis, 25 October 1997.
Puerto Rican Day Parade: Pro-Independence Marchers Draw Cheers
By David Perez, in Workers World 25 June 1998. Over a million people, mostly Puerto Ricans, turned out June 14. It was a manifestation of pride among an historically oppressed community.

History of Chicanos in the U.S. specifically

   See also the history of immigration in the U.S.
5,000 march on Chicano Moratorium anniversary
By Evelina Alarcon, in People's Weekly World, 2 September, 1995. The 25th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium, a massive protest against the Vietnam War.
California: Gov Wilson's War on Mexican-Americans
By Peter Rashkin. Brown Flu Media Release, 11 June, 1996.
Viva la huelga
From the National Huelga Committee, 11 October 1997. Re coming first national strike by Chicanos and other Latinos. The "Huelga" is motivated by the growing concerns over the racist campaigns against our community.
La Raza: "Hell No We Won't Go" to the Kosovo War!
From the Brown Berets, 18 April 1999. Re. Nation of Aztlan article outlining the historical inequality of La Raza in the U.S. Armed forces. The Pentagon is calling up 33,000 reservists.

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