Due to the warm response we received about the Latina Legends we featured during Hispanic Heritage month, we decided to keep them in rotation on the website. This week's spotlight singer Joan Baez, know as “the Queen of Folk Music, “ earned eight gold records. A dedicated activist, she received the American Civil Liberties Union’s Earl Warren Award for her work in human rights, among other honors. All excerpts are from Sylvia Medoza book, The Book of Latina Women: 150 Vidas of Passion, Strength, and Success.
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