The Avena-Wilson Collection, no. 11 – MAYO March for Alfonso Flores (1971)

This home movie captures scenes of a march organized by MAYO in Pharr, Texas on March 7, 1971 to protest police brutality against Mexican-Americans and memorialize Pharr Police Riot victim Alfonso Laredo Flores. On February 6, 1971, a protest took place outside of Pharr City Hall in response to residential and school segregation still existing […]

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