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  • ... Latino journalist Ruben Salazar died at the hands of Los Angeles Sheriff's as they broke up ... why we should celebrate his birthday, and not just remember his death . In 2008 the United State Postal ... Salazar was becoming an activist journalist when his life was cut short, killed by a sheriff's tear gas canister while covering ...
  • Writer and educator Ruben Mendoza shares his Los Angeles arrival story. [scald=27427:kl_image_original_context] KCET Departures asks, "What's your or your family's Los Angeles arrival ... she was leaving me on my own for the first time in my life , and she was going back home. "The plan was that I was going back to San ...
  • ... to the growing Los Angeles portfolio of restored works. Ruben Soto's Echo Park mural "Eyes" was another vintage Los Angeles mural ... had struck a friendship. "¨Sage's image joins the other portraits , up to 20' x 9' segments, that sit on Glendale Boulevard under the ...
  • ... a "Black cultural nationalist." As most know, Baraka was not the only one politicized by the death of Malcolm X. As the Black ... of the soul, was what Malcolm attempted in our social life ." Baraka's standard for writing about music equals the notoriety of ...
  • ... violent clashes with Sheriff's deputies, resulting in the death of local journalist Ruben Salazar . [scald=79165:kl_image_original_context ... and the Southwest with the message, "Our struggle is not in Vietnam but in the movement for social justice at home." ...
  • ... into a target with his face on it. "At that time in my life , I wasn't happy with who I was, things going on in my life , or my ... definitely still comes up in his work, though not always consciously. "My perspective internally has changed, but I think ...
  • ... Angelenos are bringing conversations about death to life .  The "positive death " movement  is empowering people to ... professionals came in) and said, ‘Actually you're not qualified to take care of the body. That's how the funeral home system in ... a little less afraid. I’m Cara Santa Maria, for “ SoCal Connected.”   ...
  • ... summer on an uncelebrated boulevard became a matter of life and death . For me, the summer of 2015 was the summer of San ... span of roughly three miles in which Los Angeles is not spread out, but intimately together. L.A. is a towering plant with leaves ...
  • ... with you on the scariest rollercoaster, and the one whose life at the end seemed to leave blank pages. After his death , one ... produce the short segments that were shown as "Videolog," not much different from the news features he had done in Nashville and ... essay, in a different form, originally appeared in SoCal Focus in 2013.) ...
  • ... vivid humor to illustrate hard topics. You could not come to a 'Guava Breast' show and not laugh. That was Michele's true ... "I remember feeling like it was a guidebook written just for me ... I remember a scene in 'How to be a Chicana Role Model' ...

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