Chicago Tonight

Remembering Trailblazer Maria Cerda, Who Died at 86

Clip: 11/24/2020 | 7m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

In the 1960s, Maria Cerda became the first Latina member of the Chicago Board of Education and a pioneering advocate for bilingual classes. We talk to her son about her legacy in Chicago and across the nation.

Aired: 11/24/20

Rating: NR

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