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History & Society
The Legacy of Pío Pico
Much of what we know about Pío Pico remains clouded in myth. His significance as an historical figure, as well as his connection to the contemporary Latino and African-American communities is worth remembering.
California has long been one of the Americas' most diverse regions – but its diversity has not always implied racial and ethnic equality.
If you call L.A., Orange, or San Diego County home, you may well live on one of Pico's former ranchos.
Latinos Are a Resurgent Political Force in California. What Does Pío Pico’s Legacy Mean to Them Today?
Pío Pico’s life story will continue to remind California of what we were and what we will continue to be.
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