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Saturday, July 7 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Radicals in the Barrio: How Mexican Labor Radicalism Shaped U.S. History

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This talk will be a historical summary and overview of the main points of the forthcoming Haymarket book "Radicals in the Barrio". It will touch on how Mexican and Mexican-American radicals helped organize workers within the barrios of the Southwest between 1900-1950. It will highlight how they organized  Mexican workers into unions, led militant strikes, and built radical and revolutionary parties in conjunction with the U.S.-based Left.

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Justin Akers Chacón

Justin Akers Chacón is an educator, activist, and writer living in the San Diego-Tijuana border region. He is co-author of No One is Illegal: Fighting Racism and State Violence on the U.S.-Mexico Border (with Mike Davis), and author of the forthcoming Radicals in the Barrio: Magonistas... Read More →


Saturday July 7, 2018 11:30am - 1:00pm
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