Approximately two weeks before leaving my home town of Milwaukee, I was walking along "Caesar Chavez Avenue" on the near Southside of the city. When I happened to spot a public litter can with a slogan written on one side that read, "Make a mark in life not on a wall." This small statement started me thinking about what we (the Mexican - American people) have and what we have contributed to this country of ours. Additionally, it also made me wonder if I have made my own mark in life.
As a result of this question, I began a personal quest to learn if there were any real heroes among the Mexican - American people either living or dead within the twentieth century. I was not surprised to learn that for the most part a majority of Latino's and Latina's cannot name at least three Mexican - American's that have made any significant accomplishments or contributions within the twentieth century or even within the current era that we are in. For example, whenever I have asked anyRead More »from Making a Mark