‘Apostles of Change’ tells how secular Latino activists protested by seizing sacred spaces

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(RNS) — In the late 1960s and early ’70s, Latino activists occupied church buildings across the country as a way of taking back control of their communities and calling attention to local residents’ poverty, lack of educational opportunities and displacement amid revitalization plans that hiked up rents. In a recently published book, Texas A&M historian … Read more