Chicanomovement

Chicanomovement - Andrew Wehba Xico Gonzalez Final Essay...

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Andrew Wehba 7/29/08 Xico Gonzalez Final Essay Chicano Movement The Chicano Movement was a time of pride for the Chicano Community.  Chicanos and Mexican Americans and people of all races were coming together to  address a common concern, which was, the social injustices in the community between  Anglos and Chicanos, the mistreatment in the workplace, and the horrible atrocities  involved with immigration and the border dispute. It was in a way, a renaissance for the  Chicano community; Chicano’s were becoming organized and started presenting new  ideas. The Chicano community thought it was time that someone heard their calls. The  cultural borders that were being broken during the Chicano Movement was really what  made it so special and unique. Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzalez played a crucial role in the development of the  Chicano Movement, he would definitely be considered a founding father. He was an  extremely bright individual, he graduated high school at 16. Corky Gonzalez was a very 
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