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Lideres Latinos Oral History Project: Interview with Manuel P. Guerrero
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Manuel Guerrero was born in Indiana and was brought up in Catholic schools. Guerrero attended the University of Notre Dame and later law school at Indiana University. He practiced law in Marion, Indiana and was elected as a state court judge. He landed a professor position to teach criminal justice at the University of Minnesota. Guerrero pursued his second law degree in juvenile law at Georgetown University, but afterward moved back to Minnesota. He gave back to the community by heading the Chicano Latino Resource Center and forming the Minnesota Latino Federation. He aspires to have the Latino community become more educated and involved in Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family support; immigration; baseball; scholarships; Latino culture; lack of diversity; his education path; Latino community; Chicano Studies Department at the University of Minnesota; growing diversity in Minneapolis; drug use and poverty in Latino communities; racism differences in the metro area compared to rural cities in Minnesota; and a Latino voice in politics.
Quantity 1 digital file
37 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:18:06 running time
Creation Interviewer: Duarte, Lorena
Narrator: Guerrero, Mr. Manuel P.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Hispanic Americans
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 12/18/2010
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH135
Accession Number AV2011.2.17
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Lideres Latinos Oral History Project'