Keta Miranda

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Keta Miranda

Marie (Keta) Miranda, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at San Antonio, College of Education and Human Development, Division of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies


In the mid 1980s Keta Miranda was a leader of the Young Communist League USA[1]

Communist Party reformer

In 1991 Keta Miranda, Southern California was one of several hundred Communist Party USA members to sign the a paper "An initiative to Unite and Renew the Party" - most signatories left the Party after the December 1991 conference to found Committees of Correspondence.[2]

Chicano movement

The 40th Anniversary Commemoration Committee of the Chicano Moratoriums was formed in the summer 2009 by the Chair of the National Chicano Moratorium Committee of August 29, 1970 along with two independent Chicano Movement historians whom although not of the baby boomer generation, have become inspired by the Movimiento. The organization posted a list of significant “Chicano movement” activists on its website which included Keta Miranda, of LACC.[3]


  1. Far Left of Center: The American Radical Left Today By Harvey 43
  2. Addendum to Initiative document
  3. Chicano Moratorium website: Moratorium Participants (accessed on April 16, 2010)