THE MARCH 50th AND THE MORATORIUM.

thursday-673x324This week marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, when Martin Luther King, Jr. made history with his “I Have a Dream” speech. At the anniversary event in Washington, D.C., immigration reform is one of the headlining calls to action. Today is also the anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium, the mass peace protest in East Los Angeles that sparked violent police attacks that killed journalist Ruben Salazar and two others. Activists from past and present join this edition to discuss the significance of these anniversaries and to share efforts to commemorate the heroes of Chicano civil rights movement, including an event planned in Fresno, California called “Chicano History Revisited in Fresno County.”

 

Guests: Dolores Huerta, Co-founder, United Farm Workers, President, Dolores Huerta Foundation, Bakersfield, CA, www.doloreshuerta.org ; Gloria Hernandez, Organizer, “Chicano History Revisited” Community Forum, Fresno, CA; Javier Guzman, Director, Chicano Youth Center, Fresno, CA.

 

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One Response to THE MARCH 50th AND THE MORATORIUM.

  1. Familia Delgado said: Sr. Orozco, buenisimo programa el de hoy (al igual que todos los dias), pero el de hoy es sobre un tema importante e historico; por eso se le sugiere que considere retrasmitir este programa de hoy en su programa de los sabados de "Hecho en California".