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Laws That Shaped L.A.: Los Angeles and the First Amendment

Laws That Shaped L.A.: Los Angeles and the First Amendment

How has the First Amendment shaped the never-ending quest to freely express ideas in Los Angeles?
Through the Communities Eyes: Perceptions of the Great Wall

Through the Communities Eyes: Perceptions of the Great Wall

The value of the mural is evident through the eyes of the growingly diverse local community. Neighbors have a personal connection to a particular panel's story or have grown up wit ...
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 ...