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A Los Angeles Primer: Boyle Heights

A Los Angeles Primer: Boyle Heights

Cross the river out of downtown, and you immediately find yourself in Boyle Heights, gateway to East Los Angeles. Often described as formerly Jewish (back when Cesar E. Chavez Aven ...
Evergreen Cemetery: Snapshots of a Forever Changing Boyle Heights

Evergreen Cemetery: Snapshots of a Forever Changing Boyle Heights

African American, Japanese, Armenian, Mexican, Irish, French, Jewish, English, Scottish, Union, Confederate -- all are represented at this first privately operated cemetery in Los ...
The Shifting Cultures of Multiracial Boyle Heights

The Shifting Cultures of Multiracial Boyle Heights

Los Angeles of the 1920s remained a segregated landscape, many neighborhoods boasted a diverse non-white population consisting of Latino, Asian, African American faces.
Alicia Escalante: From Texas Teenage Runaway to Leading East L.A. Chicana Activist

Alicia Escalante: From Texas Teenage Runaway to Leading East L.A. Chicana Activist

Her voice roared across audiences and moved mountains.
Beats & Rhymes: Los Angeles, Land of 1000 Dances

Beats & Rhymes: Los Angeles, Land of 1000 Dances

Mike the Poets celebrates Boyle Heights, one of the rawest artistic enclaves in the city.
Chicano Mural Conversation Extends Across East L.A. Corner

Chicano Mural Conversation Extends Across East L.A. Corner

Chicano mural in East L.A. extends the messages depicted in the mural located directly across the corner.