Verónica Mendez Talks About Jovita Idar: From Storyteller to Activist

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Jovita Idar, recently depicted in coinage as part of the American Women Quarters Program, was a courageous journalist and educator. She wrote about injustices and promoted Latino civil rights from her Texas home.

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