American Masters

Jovita Idar: Mexican American Activist and Journalist

Clip: 08/05/2020 | 11m 8s Video has closed captioning.

Jovita Idar (1885-1946) helped organize the first Mexican American civil rights conference in 1911 to address racism, lynching, and dismal educational opportunities for Mexican American children.

Aired: 08/05/20

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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