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Latino Civil Rights Leaders: Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales

Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales was born in Denver, Colorado in 1928. Though he saved throughout high school by working in beet fields, he found that he could not afford to finish his college education and dropped out to become a boxer. He never won a title, but gained enough notoriety to help him later on in […]

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