When Lalo Delgado immigrated to America with his parents at the age of twelve, he spoke no English and couldn’t read or write. It was a pretty hardscrabble beginning for a boy who went on to become a poet, a professor and a towering figure in the Chicano community. During his life, Delgado was a passionate advocate of immigrants’ rights who worked with César Chávez and Dolores Huerta; an author of fourteen notable volumes that remain some of the earliest and best examples of the Chicano literary movement; and an educator who worked to start Chicano Studies programs at universities all over the... More >>>