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The Making of a Chicano Militant: Lessons from Cristal

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    Texas, for years, was a one-party state controlled by white democrats. In 1962, a young eighteen-year-old heard the first rumblings of Chicano community organization in the barrios of Cristal. The rumor in the town was that five Mexican Americans were going to run for all five seats on the city council. But first, poor citizens had to find a way to pay the $1.75 poll ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 2nd 1999 by University of Wisconsin Press
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A great read. Enlightening for those of us Chicanos who have had the luxury of not experiencing what it was like to live without the civil rights we are afforded today.
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Well written autobiographical history of the Hispanic Civil Rights movement in Cristal City,South Texas.
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