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Latino Americans

Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Carlos Vaquerano

Latino Americans

Carlos Vaquerano

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

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Carlos Vaquerano

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Dolores Huerta

Latino Americans

Dolores Huerta

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

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Dolores Huerta

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Latino Americans

Farmworkers Strike

Caesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta lead the farmworkers strike in California

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Farmworkers Strike

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Immigration and Education

Latino Americans

Immigration and Education

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

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Immigration and Education

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Immigration at the Crossroads

Latino Americans

Immigration at the Crossroads

Many immigrants have children who are U.S. Citizens

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Immigration at the Crossroads

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Immigration Demonstrations of 2006

Latino Americans

Immigration Demonstrations of 2006

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

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Immigration Demonstrations of 2006

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Los Angeles Walk Out

Latino Americans

Los Angeles Walk Out

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

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Los Angeles Walk Out

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Maria Elena Salinas

Latino Americans

Maria Elena Salinas

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

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Maria Elena Salinas

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Voter Mobilization in Texas

Latino Americans

Voter Mobilization in Texas

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

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Voter Mobilization in Texas

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Cuban Exodus

Latino Americans

Cuban Exodus

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

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Cuban Exodus

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans El Dorado

Latino Americans

El Dorado

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

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El Dorado

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Eligio Pena

Latino Americans

Eligio Pena

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

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Eligio Pena

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans G.I. Forum

Latino Americans

G.I. Forum

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

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G.I. Forum

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Gustavo Perez Firmat

Latino Americans

Gustavo Perez Firmat

Gustavo Perez Firmat left Cuba in 1960 at age 11.

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Gustavo Perez Firmat

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Guy Gabaldon

Latino Americans

Guy Gabaldon

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

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Guy Gabaldon

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Hector Garcia

Latino Americans

Hector Garcia

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

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Hector Garcia

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Herman Badillo

Latino Americans

Herman Badillo

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

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Herman Badillo

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Macario Garcia

Latino Americans

Macario Garcia

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

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Macario Garcia

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Puerto Rican Youth and West Side Story

Latino Americans

Puerto Rican Youth and West Side Story

Race and Ethnicity increasingly became a source of conflict for Puerto Ricans in New York.

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Puerto Rican Youth and West Side Story

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Puerto Rico to New York

Latino Americans

Puerto Rico to New York

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

Puerto Rico to New York

Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Julia Alvarez

Latino Americans

Julia Alvarez

A Dominican-American Poet, novelist and essayist.

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Julia Alvarez

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Apolinaria Lorenzana

Latino Americans

Apolinaria Lorenzana

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

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Apolinaria Lorenzana

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Bernardo Vega

Latino Americans

Bernardo Vega

Bernardo Vega left Puerto Rico for a new life New York

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Bernardo Vega

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Video thumbnail: Latino Americans Gloria Estefan

Latino Americans

Gloria Estefan

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

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Gloria Estefan

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