What does Chicana/o mean today? | KCET
What does Chicana/o mean today?
March 27, 1969, the National Chicano Youth Liberation Conference brought together Mexican American youth on a large scale around issues of oppression, discrimination and injustice. The conference galvanized cultural nationalism that united Mexican Americans under the term "Chicano.” Over the years, Chicano/a identity has shifted and taken on new meanings, from political mobilization to appropriation by pop culture.
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