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How the Civil Rights Movement Shaped Latino Urbanism in East L.A.

The Latino quest for cultural identity parallels the African-American Civil Rights Movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s, which has its genesis in protests -- many of which were carried out in public spaces.

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James Rojas is an urban planner, community activist, artist and has developed an innovative method of community engagement using art making. He has collaborated with municipalities, non-profits, and educational institutions, and m...

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Neighborhood Notes: Memories of Riding L.A. Streetcars & More

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Hustling for Glory at the L.A. Marathon Crash Race

Hustling for Glory at the L.A. Marathon Crash Race

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Neighborhood Notes: Art for the Metro Expo Line & More

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Neighborhood Notes: New Exhibit Celebrates Chicano Art in the 80s & More

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Neighborhood Notes: Activists Eye 'Crown Jewel' for Urban Renewal & More

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Neighborhood Notes: L.A. State Historic Park Finally Moves Forward & More

Neighborhood Notes: L.A. State Historic Park Finally Moves Forward & More

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