Jovita Idár: A Latina for all seasonsBorn in Laredo, Texas, in 1885, Jovita Idár was a Latina teacher, journalist, political activist and civil-rights worker.
The Bushmasters, World War II jungle fightersThe Arizona National Guard, composed mainly of Mexican-Americans and Native-Americans, was sent to Panama to train as jungle fighters during World War II.
Farm-worker activist Maria Moreno fought for farm-labor rights before Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta.
Had it not been for Coyle’s “Adios, Amor—The Search for Maria Moreno,” her story would have remained hidden from a new generation.
Three Movies Not Playing at a Theater Near You first appeared on LatinHeat Entertainment.