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Thu Jan 17, 2013, 01:44 PM

Today in Peace and Justice history on January 17, 1970

Some 300 Chicano activists gathered in Crystal City, Texas, to form an independent political party. La Raza Unida (The United People) Party addressed a broad cross-section of issues – restoration of land grants, farm workers’ rights, enhanced education, voting and political rights. http://bit.ly/SQJzpv

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