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Putting the Story Back in History

When I was in school, I did not do well in history class. I mean, I did well enough to pass, but I didn’t get why we needed the course. It was all names and dates of people and places that seemed to have no relevance to my life. Now that I’m older, I see […]

WBB Painting of Dolores Huerta

Who is she? Dolores Huerta is a civil rights activist who advocates for equality for women and Latin workers and immigrants. What did she do? Huerta helped to start the Stockton Chapter of the Community Service Organization which fought for economic improvements for Latinos. She was the only Latin woman in a field of White […]

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