Betita Martinez: Embracing Complexity and Contradiction

Margo Okazawa-Rey, Professor Emerita at San Francisco State University provides this heartwarming homage to the late Betita Martinez, who passed away recently at the age of 95.

Editor (2021-07-21). #BetitaTaughtUs: Chicanisma and El Movimiento. With deep sadness and respect, Organizing Upgrade is sharing a few more tributes to movement elder Betita Martinez, who died June 29. In her 95 years she lived many lifetimes, and brought her commitment, wit and political clarity to several of the most significant social movements of our day.