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Juvencio Peralta

Identifier: OH0265
Interview with Latino community activist Juvencio Rocha Peralta, founder of the Asociación de Mexicanos en Carolina del Norte (AMEXCAN). Peralta describes his youth as a farm worker in Mexico and North Carolina, where he later transitioned to construction work and earned a degree at Pitt Community College. He details his perceptions of discrimination against Latinos and other groups in Eastern North Carolina, and his work with government offices to improve the lives of Mexican and other Latino immigrants, both documented and undocumented. Interviewers: David Griffith and Ricardo Contreras. Includes sound recording and transcript in Spanish and PDF summary in English. more...
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