Prior to LULAC, there was the Order Sons of America in San Antonio..

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San Antonio – In South Flores 1500 blocks, there were no more barbers where the Order Sands of America started in San Antonio on Tuesday 100 years ago.

The San Antonio-based national organization, the Mexican-American Civil Rights Institute, will delve into its history at a webinar at 7 pm on Tuesday.

Dr. Cynthia Orosco, a professor of history and humanities at the University of Eastern New Mexico, explains how the Order Sands of America led to the creation of the United States’ oldest and largest Hispanic citizenship organization, the League of United Latin American Citizens. Talk about

According to Orosco, LULAC responded to the racism, racism, poor housing and fraud experienced by Mexican-Americans and Mexican immigrants since OSA in 1921 during World War I. It was founded in 1929 by veterans and small business owners.

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Prior to LULAC, Orosco said, “The first major and important predecessor organization was the American Order Sands.”

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Prior to LULAC, there was the Order Sons of America in San Antonio.

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