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Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights “Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics”

Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights “Rise of Mexican-Americans in Politics”

(music) – There’s increasingly high expectations being expressed by Mexican-Americans reinforced by the returning veterans from the Second World War who have experienced foxhole democracy. They come back expecting to be treated fairly, the way they were treated in the military. They’re still facing seemingly unchanging social conditions that we describe in terms of a …