Born March 3, 1928, Ruben Salazar was the first Mexican American columnist of the Los Angeles Times. Salazar devoted his career to bringing Chicano issues to mainstream media. He became a leading figure in the success of the Chicano movement in the ‘60s, as the only one to shed light on the problems while other outlets refused. To this day, Ruben Salazar’s words have helped alter perspectives on the Chicano and Latinx community and have brought positive attention to east Los Angeles cities.
Authors: Patty Rodriguez & Ariana Stein
Illustrator: Citlali Reyes
Retail: $10.99 USD (board book)
Dimensions: 6.75" x 6.75"
Weight: 11 oz