Category Archives: Texas

Antonia Castañeda: Su Vida y Su Obra / Her Life and Her Work in San Antonio

  Join us for a memorable night as we pay tribute to renown Chicana feminist historian Antonia Castañeda. We will be celebrating with Antonia her recently published book titled “Three Decades of Engendering History: Selected Works of Antonia I. Castañeda” … Continue reading

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Chicano Poster Making & Film Screening at San Anto Cultural Arts

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A Forgotten Injustice at LA Plaza in DTLA (2/22/15)

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2014 George I. Sánchez Memorial Lectures in the Social Sciences & Education at University of Texas at Austin (November 12, 2014)

Wed, November 12, 2014 • 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM • Room 1.302B, College of Liberal Arts Building (CLA), The University of Texas at Austin The Center for Mexican American Studies (CMAS) will host the 2014 George I. Sánchez Memorial … Continue reading

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Ana Castillo in Austin, Texas (May 17, 2014)

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Chicana Garment Workers Demand a Living Wage Receive Police Violence Instead (1959)

The International Ladies’ Garment Workers’ Union (ILGWU) staged a strike against the Tex-Son garment factory in San Antonio, Texas (1959-1963). ILGWU went on strike in February of 1959 demanding a living wage increase from $1.05 to $1.15 an hour. Despite the … Continue reading

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Declaring Victory After Defeat: Beggars will Still be Losers

In March of 1968, 15,000 thousand Chicana/o students from several East Los Angeles high schools and throughout the city of Los Angeles walked out of their classrooms to protest a racist and inferior public educational system. The Eastside Blowouts coincided … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Hispanic Factorship & the Co-optation of the Chicano Movement

Most recently, I was reminded by a good friend about the story of Sisyphus who was condemned by the Greek gods to push an immense rock up a hill, only to watch it roll back down, and be forced to … Continue reading

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