103 Years Later: Emma Tenayuca’s Push For Labor Rights Still Resonates In San Antonio

“People asked her, ‘Were you afraid?’ And she said, ‘I didn’t think in terms of fear. I think if I did, I would’ve stayed home. I thought in terms of justice.’”

By Jack MorganJanuary 2, 2020 9:30 am, ,

From Texas Public Radio:

San Antonio in 1916 was a world where women lacked civil rights, where minorities faced racism in every aspect of life and where workers lacked basic workplace protections or financial security. Into that world, on Dec. 21, Emma Tenayuca was born. As the little girl learned more about the harsh realities around her, she was inspired and determined to transform that world into something better.


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