Chicano Movement For Beginners by Maceo Montoya audiobook

Chicano Movement For Beginners

By Maceo Montoya
Read by Gary Tiedemann

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9798200176748

  • ISBN: 9798200176731

  • ISBN: 9798200176755

Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

As the heyday of the Chicano Movement of the late 1960s to early '70s fades further into history and as more and more of its important figures pass on, so too does knowledge of its significance. Thus, Chicano Movement For Beginners is an important attempt to stave off historical amnesia. It seeks to shed light on the multifaceted civil rights struggle known as "El Movimiento" that galvanized the Mexican American community, from laborers to student activists, giving them not only a political voice to combat prejudice and inequality, but also a new sense of cultural awareness and ethnic pride.

Beyond commemorating the past, Chicano Movement For Beginners seeks to reaffirm the goals and spirit of the Chicano Movement for the simple reason that many of the critical issues Mexican American activists first brought to the nation's attention then—educational disadvantage, endemic poverty, political exclusion, and social bias—remain as pervasive as ever almost half a century later.

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Author Bio: Maceo Montoya

Author Bio: Maceo Montoya

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Social Science
Audience: Adult
Language: English