The Texas govt is out to ERASE our stories. What are they trying to hide from us? (AN OFFICIAL RESPONSE)

They are trying to hide our stories of
*** Indigenous, Black, Mexican American, Xicanx, Woman, Labor, Social Justice, and Environmental Justice ***
POWER.

Stories like:

“Emma Tenayuca and the 1938 San Antonio Pecan Shellers Strike”
– Organized a series of strikes of 10,000+ workers at pecan shelling factories in San Antonio to demand fair pay and human rights

“Annie Mae Carpenter and the Uprising in Nacogdoches”
– Took on Stephen F Austin University to demand rights for workers…and won!

Stories of POWERFUL figures of Texas history…
stories that show us the TRUTH…
that help us REMEMBER…
that remind us we have overcome adversity TOGETHER.

They may try to ERASE us from their books… but we remember WHO WE ARE.

OUR STORIES MATTER and we will continue to share them
in our out of their classrooms and TEXTBOOKS.

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Here are 5 things you can do:

1. CHECK OUT the videos + youth curriculum.

(These documentary shorts are based on the full length film, A Strike and An Uprising! (in Texas)

Emma Tenayuca and the 1938 San Antonio Pecan Shellers Strike
https://www.strikeandanuprising.org/emma/

Annie Mae Carpenter and the Uprising in Nacogdoches
https://www.strikeandanuprising.org/annie/

2. JOIN US online on August 13th for FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT featuring Emma Tenayuca and the 1938 San Antonio Pecan Shellers Strike

REGISTER HERE: https://fb.me/e/3QWWHo3zO

3. SPEAK openly about this issue to your circles.

4. CONNECT with us! Like + visit us online!

5. SUPPORT BIPOC + LGBTQIA storytellers in your communities.

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This is a public service announcement by the Xica Media family of networks. www.XicaMedia.com

VIDEO: Fam @ Xica Media in collab with seven generations backwards and forwards

MUSIC: “Iris” by 13Rabbit, Produced by Yacatsol Records  www.yacatsol.com
Original Mesoamerican Indigenous Mexican instrumentation/beats + hip hop.

PHOTOS AND VIDEO:
Courtesy of Anne Lewis and Laura Varela

featuring:
“A Strike and An Uprising! (In Texas)”
“Emma Tenayuca and the 1938 San Antonio Pecan Shellers Strike”
“Annie Mae Carpenter and the Uprising in Nacogdoches”