We Won't Back Down: Severita Lara's Rise from Student Leader to Mayor

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We Won't Back Down: Severita Lara's Rise from Student Leader to Mayor - Gutierrez, Jose Angel

Civil rights leader Jose Gutierrez chronicles the life of Severita Lara, a little-known female activist in the Hispanic Civil Rights Movement. Lara's ascent from a willful child to the mayor of Crystal City, Texas all began with the Crystal City High student walkout in 1969.