1968 Civil Rights Hearings, 50 Years Later

A conference in San Antonio examines the impact of the hearings, and where activists believe the movement for civil rights is headed.

By Norma MartinezNovember 8, 2018 9:30 am| , , , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

Hundreds brutally beaten and even murdered by Texas Rangers, and civic rights, such as voting and serving on a jury, denied. These are remnants of an era of segregation and discrimination. While this time in U.S. history is most often associated with the plight of African-Americans, one minority population faced struggles entirely their own. We talk to political activists Richard Avena and Rosie Castro.

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