Originally from Yuma, Ariz., César E. Chávez relocated with his family to Sal Si Puedes, a barrio in East San Jose, Calif. A complex man, he internalized the inequalities of race and class early on, with his family’s loss of their land during the Great Depression. At age 17, he served his country by enlisting […]
Author Archives: Josie Méndez-Negrete
Josie Méndez-Negrete is an associate professor of Mexican American Studies and professor of bicultural-bilingual studies at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). She is the author of the books Las Hijas de Juan: Daughters Betrayed and A Life on Hold: Living with Schizophrenia.