Download e-book for kindle: Adela Sloss-Vento: Writer, Political Activist, and Civil by Arnoldo Carlos Vento

By Arnoldo Carlos Vento

ISBN-10: 0761869131

ISBN-13: 9780761869139

This paintings probes into the socio-political and cultural atmosphere in South Texas (1915-1992) through facts present in the personal archival selection of Adela Sloss-Vento; it specializes in her function as an activist, author and civil/human rights pioneer. it's only via this archive that documentation turns into to be had of her participation during this unknown and unpublicized civil rights flow. it's a sensible portrayal of an exclusionist semi-colonial society that the reader discovers; a Jim Crow kind of political and racial lifestyles opposed to each person of Mexican descent. It represents Sloss-Vento’s lifelong fight for monetary and social equality. Adela Sloss-Vento’s position as a Civil Rights pioneer antedates Dr. Anna Pauline Murray by means of 8 years and Martin Luther King by way of twenty-eight years. She areas her mark in heritage as a pacesetter, not just for the 1st seminal Mexican-American Civil Rights move of Texas however the first lady and voice in an early, if now not the earliest Civil Rights circulate within the United States.

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