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Mexican Americans/Chicanos have been on a historical quest for equality in the United States. This essay outlines important Mexican American Chicanos’ roles in the development of the United States, especially in the Southwest. It addresses issues and patterns of migration as well as the important forces for colonization and the environment. In addition, it reveals the importance of Mexican American women in education and employment.
Morales, Marta Frias (2015). Quest for Equality. In Betty Taylor (Eds.), Listening to the Voices: Multi-ethnic Women in Education (p. 11-32). San Francisco, CA: University of San Francisco.