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The Dirty Thirties

The Dirty Thirties refers to the worst man-made ecological crisis in US history – when irresponsible farming habits, drought and storms led to “black blizzards” that took the lives of thousands and left many...

Emma Tenayuca: Latina Labor Activist

San Antonio, Texas, in the 1930s was a bustling city with a vibrant Spanish-speaking community. But as the Great Depression swept the nation, the city’s underlying economic and racial inequalities became more pronounced. Then one determined young woman stepped in and...