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MACRI Talks Presents: Pioneer of Mexican American Civil Rights: Alonso S. Perales

Learn about the life of Alonso S. Perales

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MACRI Talks Presents: Pioneer of Mexican American Civil Rights: Alonso S. Perales

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Mar 01, 6:00 PM CST

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About the event

Join MACRI for a virtual presentation by Dr. Cynthia E. Orozco, preeminent scholar of Mexican American civil rights history, on her new biography of Alonso S. Perales.

Alonso S. Perales (1898-1960) was a principal founder of LULAC, lawyer, diplomat, public intellectual, and consummate advocate for the Mexican American community.

Dr. Cynthia E. Orozco is Professor of History & Humanities at Eastern New Mexico University, Ruidoso. She is the author of No Mexicans, Women or Dogs Allowed: The Rise of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement, Pioneer of Mexican-American Civil Rights: Alonso S. Perales, and Agent of Change: Adela Sloss-Vento, Mexican American Civil Rights Activist and Texas Feminist, as well as a prolific contributor to the Handbook of Texas Online.

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This event is made possible by a grant from AARP.

The views and opinions expressed by our program guests are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the Mexican American Civil Rights Institute.

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