Natasha Varner, PhD is a Seattle-based historian and writer whose work explores the intersections of race, gender, identity, and representation in the US and Latin America. She is the Communications Manager for Japanese American history non-profit, Densho.
A Nahua woman from humble origins served as both model and co-creator to the cultural revolution that canonized her face and body.
There’s a fiction about Irish immigrants circulating on and among white supremacist sites and groups. But there are people trying to correct the historical record.
Americans were discriminated against and incarcerated during World War II because of their ancestry. Which in turn created a generation of their descendents who don’t want to see it happen again.
States were left to design a system for massive civilian absentee voting. And in a hodgepodge of rules and regulations, people held in camps were effectively disenfranchised.
But farm workers in Mexico say they are still fighting for better wages and working conditions while harvesting the berries sold in US markets under the Driscoll’s brand name.