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Raza Rising
  • Bandtyp: Inbunden
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 201602
  • Antal sidor: 304
  • ISBN10:1574416324
  • ISBN13:9781574416329

Raza Rising


Based on articles written for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, author Richard J. Gonzales draws onhis educational, inner-city, and professional lifeexperiences to weave eyewitness testimony intoissues facing Chicanos, including economic, health,education, criminal justice, politics, immigration,and cultural issues. Raza Rising presents a personalrecounting of a Chicano's struggle with andunderstanding of the socio-economic policies andhistorical actions that impact their ascendancy. RazaRising offers first-hand observations, supported bywell-documented scholarly research, of Chicanos'growth and subsequent struggles to participate fullyin North Texas' political and economic life.

Raza Rising takes the reader to the organization ofan immigration reform march, to the actual marchwith 20,000 people, to a protest demonstration ofthe City of Farmers Branch's attempt to prohibitrenting to the undocumented immigrant, to theauthor's awakening in Chicago on the importance oflearning, and to his poignant experience as a guestspeaker in a Fort Worth public school classroom.

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