September 16, 1974 Julian Castro born in San Antonio, Texas. Julian Castro is known for becoming San Antonio's youngest councilman in 2001. He was elected city's mayor in 2009. He also became the first Hispanic to deliver a keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in 2012.
United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and former Mayor of San Antonio, Julian Castro. Castro's mother was a Chicana political activist who helped establish the Chicano political party La Raza Unida.
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Julian Castro: A Radical Revealed >> Indeed, he, along with his twin, Joaquin, currently running for Congress, learned their politics on their mother’s knee and in the streets of San Antonio. Their mother, Rosie helped found a radical, anti-white, socialist Chicano party called La Raza Unida (literally “The Race United”) that sought to create a separate country—Aztlan—in the Southwest.
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