Growing up in Pacoima, Trejo seemed poised for a career in boxing.
Famously depicted as Dr. Gonzo in Hunter S. Thompson's "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," he was a lawyer, activist and writer who played an important role in the Chicano Movement i
The Latino community finally had a reason to return to Chavez Ravine as Valenzuela continued to wow crowds, setting records and pitching more shoutout games.
As editor of the first Spanish-language newspaper in Los Angeles, he highlighted the discrimination and injustice faced by Mexican-Americans, Californios, Chinese, and Blacks.
The son of one of California's first prominent families, Cristóbal Aguilar was the first L.A.-born mayor of the city and the last Hispanic mayor until the election of Antonio Villa
Arizona's attempt to ban books on Chicano/a Studies has inspired legions of young activist writers and thinkers to take action, empowered and bent on social justice.