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Civil Rights Movement
Symbols are useful things. They provide a focus for certain thoughts and feelings; they serve as a rallying object and badge of membership.
President Lyndon Johnson signing Civil Rights Bill
This fist symbol was widely used in the mid and late 1960s on pins, flyers, posters, pamphlets, flags, etc.
This image is of the sun rising out of a box. It depicts the idea that we are better able to shine, to grow to our full potential, when we are able to live freely.
LULAC is the largest and oldest Hispanic Organization in the United States.
The Hispanic Civil Rights Series is a landmark collection of books from Arte Público Press. This series has been commissioned to document the many contributions to public policy, education, and community affairs by Hispanic civil rights organizations and their leaders.
Unite As One
Cesar Chavez fought for the rights of farm workers. His legacy is that his memory has evolved into a symbol for standing up for the civil rights of all Latinos. His example of non-violence to get his message across is one that is replicated today by new generations of Latinos.