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Latino Americans

Latino Americans

Carlos Vaquerano

By the late 1970s Central America became a battleground of the cold war.

11:04

Latino Americans

Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta, along with Cesar Chavez co-founded the United Farm Workers

1:26

Latino Americans

Farmworkers Strike

Caesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta lead the farmworkers strike in California

16:20

Latino Americans

Immigration and Education

Education of Latino Youth should be the concern of all Americans.

6:16

Latino Americans

Immigration Demonstrations of 2006

If HR4437 passed the senate 12 million undocumented immigrants would have been 'felons'

3:44

Latino Americans

Los Angeles Walk Out

In 1968 Sal Castro organized the East Los Angeles high school walkouts

11:04

Latino Americans

Maria Elena Salinas

Maria Elena Salinas has co-anchored Noticero Univision since 1988.

8:22

Latino Americans

Voter Mobilization in Texas

The Chicano movement changed the political landscape of Texas, and America.

21:42

Latino Americans

Cuban Exodus

Luis and Carlos Capo remember leaving Cuba for the United States in Fall of 1966

13:32

Latino Americans

El Dorado

The Capo family starts their own furniture business in Little Havana, Miami

5:17

Latino Americans

Eligio Pena

An immigrant from the Dominican Republic who fled the civil war and settled in New York

2:38

Latino Americans

G.I. Forum

Garcia's friendship with LBJ helped Kennedy carry Texas with his Viva Kennedy clubs.

4:27

Latino Americans

Gustavo Perez Firmat

Gustavo Perez Firmat left Cuba in 1960 at age 11.

3:57

Latino Americans

Guy Gabaldon

Guy Gabaldon was a Mexican-American U.S. Marine who captured 1500 Japanese during WWII

6:35

Latino Americans

Hector Garcia

Hector Garcia was a Mexican-American doctor who dedicated his life to help veterans.

6:57

Latino Americans

Herman Badillo

Herman Badillo was the first Puerto Rican to be elected to U.S. Representative.

6:54

Latino Americans

Macario Garcia

Private Macario Garcia was the first Hispanic to receive the medal of honor

4:20

Latino Americans

Puerto Rico to New York

In the early years of the great depression New York offered a way out for Puerto Ricans

Latino Americans

Julia Alvarez

A Dominican-American Poet, novelist and essayist.

3:18

Latino Americans

Apolinaria Lorenzana

Apolinaria Lorenzana was an orphan sent to California from Mexico in 1800

10:00

Latino Americans

Bernardo Vega

Bernardo Vega left Puerto Rico for a new life New York

4:20

Latino Americans

Gloria Estefan

Gloria Estefan discusses her Cuban heritage and how it is an influence on her music

2:58

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