PHOENIX - United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta and singer Linda Ronstadt were among more than 20,000 people who marched to protest "out-of-control" Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Chicago Transit Authority riders filed a class action lawsuit charging the state's underfunding of the city's public transit, compared to the suburban rail system, discriminates against minorities.
LOS ANGELES — Mauricio Terrazas, a longtime Mexican American activist and trade unionist, died here recently at the age of 92.
During the 1960s, the American people broke out of the McCarthy era with mass movements for peace, civil rights, women’s rights, and labor organizing of agricultural and public workers. At the same time, throughout the Southwest, like a hardly noticed leitmotif, emerged the “movimiento Chicano,” the Chicano power movement.