TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2022 AT 4 PM.
Pioneer of Mexican American Civil Rights: Alonso S. Perales
Where: Youtube and Facebook live. See links below.
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
– 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.
This FREE virtual event will stream live on: