published in Latinopov.com and which describe the courageous acts of unity and resistance waged in the past by our community against a social system ingrained with injustice. These articles also pay homage to the martyrs of the movement who gave their lives so that our children could experience a better world and an expansion of their present rights. Unfortunately, this struggle is still being waged. Therefore, we must build on the struggles and achievements of the past such as those exemplified by the Chicano Moratorium protests in order to proceed forward and achieve further progress. History can be on our side, but only if we assert ourselves and continue to raise the level of political consciousness, organization and unity of our community to make it so.
Jimmy Franco Sr.