Barbara Charline Jordan was born on February 21, 1936. Jordan was born in Houston, Texas. Jordan’s parents were, Ben Jordan; a black Baptist minister, and Arlyne Jordan a so called ‘domestic worker’. Jordan was the first southern black female to be elected to the United States House of Representatives. Everything she did was dedicated for all the black people.
Linda Viera Caballero, better known as La India, is a one of the best singer-songwriters in the latin music industry. Born on March 9, 1969, in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, La India was raised in the South Bronx area of New York City. Her parents left Puerto Rico soon after she was born and they moved in with her grandmother.
We are about to say goodbye to summer, no more sun, beaches and hot weather, if you want to adieu this season big time you´ll need to buy Beatrice Valenzuela´s sandals. In addition to starring in the pages of Vogue Paris as the summer trend, these sandals are proudly made by the hands of Mexican artisans chosen by the designer, but who is Beatrice Valenzuela? Born in Los Angeles, California the shoes and jewelry designer was raised in Mexico City, Beatrice traveled the world for inspiration only to return to her hometown Los Angeles where she opened a flagship store in Echo Park Avenue. Her inspiration comes mainly from countries like Morocco, Mexico and the culture of Native Americans, if you want to be the center of attention and close
Alina Diaz-Hernandez passed peacefully at home on Thursday, November 4, 2103 in Providence, R.I. at the age of 100. Alina is survived by her spouse, Francisca J. Hernandez Ruiz, her best friend, Elhaisha Tatis, her brother, Elias Diaz, her children and grandchildren, Rosalinda Bella Hernandez Rodriguez, Mariela Angelee Hernandez Mendez, and Jose Antonio Hernandez Mendez. She is preceded in death by her mom ,Leonor Anginette Contreras Guillen, her father, Elvis Diaz, her step father, Jeury Tavares , and her brother Derek Diaz and step brother Deury Tavares. Everyone above was/is a resident of Providence, R.I.
Alurista (the pen name of Alberto Baltazar Urista Heredia) is a Chicano poet and activist. In the mid-1960s he became committed to social activism and often recited his poetry at public events and published it in support of latino social justice causes (such as the farmworker struggle led by Cesar Chavez). Alurista’s work made an important impact during the Chicano movement by broadcasting to his community and others, that he was proud to be Mexican and others should be proud of their roots as well. His work touches on a number of themes, most of which encompassing the fight to reconcile latino culture with that of modern, American culture. In his poem “must be the season of the witch”, Alurista uses a mix of the English and Spanish language
16. The Mexican government demanded that the US treat Mexican Americans and Mexican resident nationals with dignity and respect as part of the “Good Neighbor Policy.” Discuss three specific cases in which the US failed to uphold their end of the bargain. The demand of the Mexican government for equal treatment of all Mexican Americans residing in the United States was not uphold.
The Untamed Will Strive It’s an unnerving reality that your language can cause such a state of confusion and systematic discrimination even from the people that use it. This is a truth of the world that Gloria Anzaldua shares from her own real life. Occurrences that show how one must not be ashamed by the way he/she speaks or by how others may perceive that person just based on language. Anzaldua exclaims that our language should be taken as what shows the world who we are.
Bernal Diaz del Castillo Bernal Diaz was born in 1492 or 1498 to Maria Diaz Rejón and Francisco Diaz del Castillo, a regidor (council member) of the town of Medina del Campo, in Castilla y León. The family was distinguished but not wealthy. In 1514, Bernal went to seek his fortune in America with Pedrarias Dávila (Pedro Árias de Ávila), Bishop Fonseca's newly appointed governor of Castilla del Oro. A cruel and unscrupulous schemer, Pedrarias excelled at extorting riches by torturing native rulers, looting gems and gold from their graves, and eliminating potential rivals. (Pedrarias had his prospective son-in-law Balboa and four companions beheaded on trumped-up charges in 1519.)
Evelia Ramos was born in Jalisco, Mexico. She was born in September 11, 1980. When she was older, her and my dad decided to get married. Then they decided to move to Oakland California. When they came to California they were expected to get a better life they would have in Mexico.
The legend of the Virgen de Guadalupe has become a common symbol of hope to many incoming immigrants of Latin American countries. Due to U.S. governmental and economic interventions in Latin American countries, it has caused many people to migrate as refuges and flee unstable environments. These mass migrations have been followed by torturous trails and stories that many times end in death or abuse, however, other times it has allowed refugees to move away and live stable lives in the U.S. However, once in the U.S., these immigrants are faced with discriminatory policy based on false accusations that makes their lives unsafe and unprotected. Therefore, Latinx religious faith becomes a strong component of community for these groups.
Mini-Research Paper: Outline and Thesis I. Introduction a. Thesis statement: Jose Angel Gutierrez has been hardly work in order to make the Chicano/Hispanic community successful as he has become a role model in politics because of his active actions in search of equality in education, creation of organizations, and active position regarding the immigration topic. II. Walkouts in high school a. Chicano students striking for equality of education b. Implementation of Mexican-American studies classes c. Recruitment of more Mexican-American teachers and counselors d. Bilingual and bicultural education III. Political action a. Politically active since young age b. Mexican American Youth Organization (MAYO)
Lucha Reyes María de Luz Flores Aceves, better known as Lucha Reyes, was born on the 23rd of May of 1906. She was born in Gudalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. Lucha Reyes was a Mexican singer and actress, who was popular in the 1930s and 1940s. When she was early in her singing career, she was given the title of “La Reina del Mariachi”, which was Queen of Mariachi.
Francisco Vasques de Coronado, a famous Spanish explorer was famous for his voyage to set out and find the 7 Golden Cities. Just like many other voyages Francisco’s was a failure, nevertheless he did find some major landmarks. Francisco was born on 1510 and died in 1554. Francisco’s death place was in New Mexico, cause of death was an infectious disease. First of all Francisco was born on 1510, he married a woman named Beatriz.
“ El Senor De Los Cielos” as many may know Amado Carrillo Fuentes. He was known as the Lord of the Skies because of his method of transporting drugs. He would transport drugs using jets all around the world. He was in charge of the Juarez Cartel for just a couple months, but in the short amount of time he got control of this cartel he was becoming more powerful. Amado wanted to become more in life.