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Civil Rights Awakening

Civil Rights Awakening

A multi-faceted group of Chicano and Chicana activists emerged during the 1960s and 1970s, spurred on by the United Farm Workers, the Black Civil Rights movement and the struggle a ...
The Muñoz Family

The Muñoz Family

Highland Park natives Ricardo and Rosalio Muñoz, brothers by birth and in struggle, were important members of the movement for Chicano empowerment in Northeast Los Angeles during t ...
The Duardo Family

The Duardo Family

1966, Family matriarch Josefina Duardo decided to move to the neighborhood with her nine children from East Los Angeles after being told by relatives of Highland Park's peaceful an ...
Departures Presents A Sneak Peek Exploration on Highland Park

Departures Presents A Sneak Peek Exploration on Highland Park

Here's a sneak peek of the upcoming Departures Highland Park installment, cluing you in to the themes, people, places, and ideas that we'll explore in our narrative. Find out what' ...
Que Hubo Jose te Manda Saludos La Lindsey, a Poem by Lindsey Haley

Que Hubo Jose te Manda Saludos La Lindsey, a Poem by Lindsey Haley

In honor of National Poetry Month, "Que Hubo Jose te Manda Saludos La Lindsey", a poem Lindsey Haley.
Luis Rodriguez

Luis Rodriguez

Luis Rodriguez, a Los Angeles native and writer, sees the Los Angeles River as a public forum for the exchange of art and ideas.