The Passing of Arturo Flores

arturo flores interview pic with elviraArturo Flores, World War II veteran, Empire Zinc mine strike participant, and lifelong civil rights advocate passed away at 100 years of age at midnight on January 1, 2019.

Salt of the Earth Project Coordinator, Elvira Carrizal-Dukes, reports that the first official act of New Mexico governor Michelle Lujan Grisham was this declaration of recognition for the life and accomplishments of Arturo Flores.

For Salt of the Earth Recovery Project Oral History of Arturo Flores by Elvira Carrizal-Dukes see:

https://saltoftheearthrecoveryproject.wordpress.com/2018/05/04/art-flores/arturo flores patriotism

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