U.S. Latino scholar ‘forgotten’ in N.M.

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U.S. Latino scholar ‘forgotten’ in N.M.

Pioneer Mexican-American educator and activist George I. Sanchez sits in one of his offices in New Mexico before his days as a well-known advocate in Texas and California.
Cynthia Kennedy of Santa Fe says she would love New Mexico to finally recognize her grandfather. But she said the family won’t actively campaign for a school name or other monument. “I’m very proud to have him as my grandfather, and I’m happy to continue his legacy as a teacher,” she said.
Pioneer Mexican American educator and activist George I. Sanchez, pictured standing somewhere in New Mexico before his days as a well-known advocate in Texas and California, is unknown in his birth state.

U.S. Latino scholar ‘forgotten’ in N.M.

Pioneer Mexican-American educator and activist George I. Sanchez sits in one of his offices in New Mexico before his days as a well-known advocate in Texas and California.
Cynthia Kennedy of Santa Fe says she would love New Mexico to finally recognize her grandfather. But she said the family won’t actively campaign for a school name or other monument. “I’m very proud to have him as my grandfather, and I’m happy to continue his legacy as a teacher,” she said.
Pioneer Mexican American educator and activist George I. Sanchez, pictured standing somewhere in New Mexico before his days as a well-known advocate in Texas and California, is unknown in his birth state.
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