Announcement from the Huntington:
LIBRARY, ART COLLECTIONS, AND BOTANICAL GARDENS
Distinguished Fellow Lecture
“Reies López Tijerina and the Religious Origins of
the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement”
The Mexican Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s encompassed two extremes; from the pacifism of Cesar Chavez to the radicalism of Reies López Tijerina. Ramón Gutiérrez, Professor of History at the University of Chicago and the Los Angeles Times Distinguished Fellow, will discuss the religious, Pentecostal origins of Tijerina’s political thought and its transformation over time.
November 16, 2011
7:30 p.m., Friends’ Hall
Free. No reservations required.