THIS WEEK ON LATINOPIA: CELEBRATING LABOR DAY WITH EMMA TENAYUCA, DOLORES HUERTA AND BERT CORONA, DON FELIPE’S BRAVO ROAD AND MORE.
Hola Latinopians! Your Tia Tenopia here celebrating Labor Day week with some of the luminaries of the Chicano labor movement. Watch the historic video of Emma Tenayuca talking about the Pecan Sheller’s strike of San Antonio, Texas which she organized and lead back in 1936! Also watch the Dolores Huerta video on the “Peregrinacion” of United Farm Workers union to the California state Capital in 1966. And catch the Moment in Time photo of legendary labor and immigrant rights activist Bert Corona demonstrating his crowd rallying enthusiasm and charm. Also this week watch for Don Felipe de Ortego’s Bravo Road blog. This week he comments on the Michael Brown controversy and its link to Latino civil rights struggles. And don’t forget to see Angela Ortiz’s new photo “Dancing Clouds.”