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The Mural is the New Chicano

The Mural is the New Chicano

Before Facebook and Tweets rallied protesters to public space, murals occupied the walls.
Yo Soy Chicana

Yo Soy Chicana

A Chicana feminist movement emerged in reaction to the complexities of Latina empowerment, often facing resistance from male Chicano leaders and organizers.
Plan De Aztlan

Plan De Aztlan

El Plan Espiritual de Aztlan, drafted at the Denver Youth Conference of 1969, was perhaps the single most important philosophical document informing early, nationalist Chicano acti ...
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 ...
Jesus Trevino - Director & Writer

Jesus Trevino - Director & Writer

Jesus Treviño, a film and television director is a pioneer of Chicano/a media and representation in the Unites States.