Interview with Brenda Lopez Romero, August 25, 2020

Collection: Latinx Georgia Oral History

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Description

Brenda Lopez Romero was born in Cuernavaca, Mexico, and immigrated to Georgia with her parents while she was a young child. As a first generation scholar, Romero recounts her experiences dealing with racism within public schools, university, and the professional sphere. After completing law school, Romero opened her law firm and ran for the Georgia Assembly, becoming the first Latina in the Georgia legislature. In this interview, Romero shares how the political landscape of Georgia has changed over her lifetime and the need for Latino representation.

This interview was recorded remotely.

Date

2020-08-25

Identifier

RBRL487LGOH-001

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Duration

117 minutes



Citation

Brenda Lopez Romero and Iliana Yamileth Rodriguez, “Interview with Brenda Lopez Romero, August 25, 2020,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed April 16, 2024, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL487LGOH/RBRL487LGOH-001.

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