Héctor Luis Palma Salazar also known as Blondy, is a former Mexican drug trafficker and former leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. He worked alongside "El Chapo". Héctor Luis Palma Salazar was born in , Mocorito, Sinaloa, Mexico in the mid 1950s. There is no evidence of a specific birthdate. Palma began his criminal carreer as a car thief and then eventually working as a gunman for Miguel Gallardo in the Guadalajara Cartel.
Richard Ramirez started his crime as early theft, this started small and began to grow as time went on. His crimes eventually moved to very violent crimes. He moved from Texas to Califonia when he was 22, this is where his crimes began. After a great deal, Ramirez endured his interest in violence starting at age 13. His first violent victim was sexually assaulted and then stabbed to death.
Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramirez, born February 29, 1960, in El Paso, Texas, was one of America's most notorious serial killers, rapists and burglars. Murdering 13 people in California from 1984 to 1985. Ramirez was convicted and sentenced to death but died on June 7, 2013, in Greenbrae, California, while in prison. Born and raised in El Paso, Texas, Ramirez was the youngest child of five siblings. Ramirez was born into a large family and spent most of his childhood with his cousins.
Thirty miles off U.S. Highway one in the small town of Alston, GA, Alexander Rivera, Jr. found himself interviewing the newly widowed Sallie Nixon in a chauffer outfit as a reporter for the Pittsburgh Courier in 1948. Her late husband, Isaiah Nixon, a turpentine worker and a father of six, had been shot three times on their front porch for voting in the Democratic Primary. Even before the interview, Alexander Rivera knew that a small town faced with the murder of a black man would be enraged and torn by the act of racial violence. Living in the Jim Crow South as a traveling reporter for the Pittsburgh Courier, Alexander Rivera was used to the act of concealing his identity to garner crucial information on trials, lynching’s and murders done to African Americans. “Something told me, I don’t know what the something was to go dressed as a chauffeur” Alexander Rivera explained, “It was easier traveling as a chauffeur because everybody figured that you worked with somebody important”.
Luis J. Rodriguez went from being a gang member to governor, he is a 60 year old chicano and also a best selling author. He was a member of a gang and faced felony charges also struggled with drug addiction. Also Luis has some good things he has done such as work in various countries as a journalist, painted murals, organized against war and racism and ran a cultural center and bookstore in Los Angeles. From going through that his whole life since he was 11 years old he started to realize that a lot of stuff started happening to his friends more than him like getting shot or someone getting killed by a type of drug but it was not really affecting him the world would always save him but he never realized what it was.
After just finishing chapter two, I can honestly say that the farmworkers movement and the importance of worker’s rights makes a lot more sense and I understand more of the Mexican American (and Filipino) struggles. Due to César Chávez and many others just as passionate about the movement, minorities saw their fight as hope that anyone can stand up to injustices. From reading chapter 2, I can accrue more information about César Chávez and Dolores Huerta and their impacts on the movement, as well as a deeper understanding of the importance this movement is to the Mexican and Mexican American people. My people. To start, César Chávez and Dolores Huerta inspired people to stand up for worker’s rights and that standing up to higher authority
Football is a priority over academic achievement in Odessa. Almost all athletes who reside in Odessa have low expectations within the classroom. Don Billingsley, as well as other football players, pass their classes by doing minimal work. The teachers are burned out
This event triggers Rudy to leave home and head to the University of Notre Dame in order to achieve his dream, regardless of his situation working against him. During the stage of separation, Rudy sets aside all the disadvantages and insists on being a football player at the University of Notre Dame, a dream finally initiated by his friend’s
Our society today relies heavily on mass media for communication. Through these mediums and others, like television and printable sources, information is spread worldwide. Depending on how the information is presented cultures and overall, households can be persuaded into perceiving other groups of individuals in specific forms. In recent news reporting, there has been a portrayal of police brutality within impoverished communities of color. This has caused an uproar all over the United States.
Who is Francisco Pizarro: Conquistador is a term that defines the soldiers and explorers of the new world, especially the Spanish Empire. There are many conquistadors before the discovery of the new world. However, in my point of view, the most important and unforgettable conquistador was born between sometime in the 1470s. Francisco Pizarro, Gonzalez, is the Spanish conquistador who was the leader of the expedition of the Inca Empire. And behind this expedition, there is a long story that defines a man and events that prove a fact.
Diego Rivera is one of the most influential Mexican artist of the twentieth century, where his powerful and inspirational images became part of the collective language of Mexico, the dreams and spirit of the people. His work revolved around social inequality, Mexico’s rich history and the relationship between individuals and their indigenous roots. Rivera reintroduced fresco painting into modern art and architecture in the 1930’s, where his murals can be found on the walls of universities and public buildings throughout Mexico that vary from Mexico’s pre-Columbian origins, the Mexican Revolution and post-Revolutionary era from the 1920’s to 1935. He created many panoramic portrayals that reflected the daily lives and struggles of the working
Dennis Chavez was born in New Mexico on April 1888 in Los Chavez, Valencia County,. His parents were David and Paz(Sanchez).Dennis had seven brothers and sisters. He started going to public schools when he was. Only as an 8th grader he had to start working because of financial issues in the household. He started working as a grocery store clerk in his town.
The small town of Odessa’s pride and joy is its football team, which explains the sacrifices are made for the sport. Bissinger’s points on the realities behind high school football that are very surprising to the audience. This overarching case explains why fans are so emotionally dependant on the success of the boys on the team, and how far the coaches will go have the dream team. Several factors about the football team is kept away from the public's eye to maintain the sense of excitement and glory among the community members. A preacher and politician, Laurence Hurd criticizes how
Humans are creatures of emotion and these emotions are what fuel the decisions we make. We began as predators, killing for survival, and throughout time we have evolved, and we no longer need to hold on to such animalistic instinct. Some of us however, hold on to that instinct and let it grow into something more, some would call it a passion, others could say it was for pleasure. It is believed that some people kill because they like doing so. These people are labeled as serial killers in today’s society.
My famous person in the 1830’s is Porfirio DIaz. He was a mexican general and then soon became the mexican president at a time. In this essay I will tell you the marvelous life of Porfirio Diaz. He will forever be well known for his great accomplishments. He had a lifespan of 45 long years.