Extra Edition: La Raza Unida: Fifty Years.

Thursday_673x324 11amTHURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
PROGRAM # 9753 11:00 AM PT

Extra Edition: La Raza Unida: Fifty Years.

On the 50th anniversary of La Raza Unida Party, veterans of the Chicano movement gathered in San Antonio, TX, to reflect on the early days of the push to fight discrimination, to use the vote as a voice, and to elect Mexican Americans to office. They also share memories of the 1970 Uvalde student walkout and comment on the repercussions of the recent school shooting in Uvalde.

Guests: Abelardo “Lalo” Castillo, Founding Member, La Raza Unida Party, San Antonio, TX; Olga Muñoz Rodríguez, Writer, Former Publisher, El Uvalde Times, San Antonio, TX; Lali Sáenz Moheno, Organizer, LRUP, Hidalgo County, Co-Founder, MAYO, San Antonio, TX.

Photo: Raza Unida Party via Facebook

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