Politics Starts Locally: The Legacy Of The ‘Mothers of East L.A.’

My latest for NBCNews. Please click the picture to read.

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The actions by these unlikely women activists was both profound and inspiring to many. As minority women asserting power in an arena dominated largely by men, they faced the daunting task of managing their identities as political actors that is often in contradiction with their expected roles as Hispanic mothers.

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