Elizabeth Martínez


Born
in Washington, D.C., The United States
December 12, 1925

Genre

Influences
Civil Rights Movement, Movimiento Chicana/o


Elizabeth "Betita" Martínez (born 1925) is a Chicana feminist and a long-time community organizer, activist, author, and educator. She has written numerous books and articles on different topics relating to social movements in the Americas. Her best-known work is the bilingual 500 years of Chicano History in Pictures, which later formed the basis for the educational video Viva la Causa! 500 Years of Chicano History. Her work has been hailed by Angela Y. Davis as comprising "one of the most important living histories of progressive activism in the contemporary era ... [Martínez is] inimitable ... irrepressible ... indefatigable."

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De Colores Means All of Us:...

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500 Years of Chicana Women'...

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Letters from Mississippi: R...

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Five Hundred Years of Chica...

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Dare to Tell

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The Short Audition

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Ideas for Action: Relevant ...

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Women Writing Resistance: E...

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Voices of a People's Histor...

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