Jovita Idar, 1885-1946

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Jovita Idar: Voice of the people

Imagine throwing shade at a politician online and police showed up to arrest you! It would be un-American, right? In this video, we'll explain the story of Jovita Idar, a Mexican-American journalist who refused to be silenced!

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