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Isabel Avila's "Parallel Worlds" at the Vincent Price Art Museum (tags)

In her first solo exhibit, photographer (and contributor to LA IndyMedia) Isabel Avila explores the dual identities of Native American and Mexican American cultures, emphasizing people active in their communities. Avila's photographs, taken over the last few years, are complimented by video discussions, many featuring her photo subjects but also additional people, including Gloria Arellanes, one of the early Brown Berets and member of the Tongva community. (Excerpts of these dialogs can be found further down in this article.) The free exhibit is currently at the Vincent Price Museum through December 8. It will then then relocate to Rancho Cucamonga's Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art and run from January 22 – March 16, 2013. (Location details within the article.)

Veteran Chicano activist's home raided by agencies (tags)

A veteran Los Angeles Chicano activist is speaking out today after what he says was a joint Sheriff’s Department and FBI raid on his Alhambra home on Tuesday morning. Carlos Montes is one of the original Brown Berets who was a key leader of the Chicano Power movement of the 1960’s and 1970s. He says his current activism in the immigrant rights and international workers solidarity movement has put him back in the crosshairs of federal agents. Montes was arrested in his home during a pre-dawn raid in which authorities confiscated countless photos, documents and even two kaffiyehs. He says the authorities have charged him with illegal possession of a firearm. Pacifica’s Ernesto Arce visited Montes at his home today. He files this report from Los Angeles.

The Time is Now to Support Carlos Montes, Beloved Chicano Activist (tags)

A very important trial is coming up this Tuesday in LA. There will be a large crowd of supporters outside the criminal court building at 8 am demanding justice for Carlos Montes. What justice would mean in this case is that the District Attorney Steve Cooley drops the charges against Carlos Montes, a beloved Chicano activist, before the trial even starts. If the trial does proceed, the jurors will hear many tall tales told to them by the prosecution. What they will see, however, with their own clear eyes is that Carlos Montes' house was raided nearly one year ago at 5am because of FBI political repression due to his years of activism.

Trial of Carlos Montes to begin May 15. Activists say prosecution is political repression. (tags)

Carlos Montes, longtime anti-war, Chicano right and immigrant rights activist is facing multiple felony charges in a trial that starts at LA County Superior Court May 15, 2012.

Presente! MAGU (tags)

Gilbert "Magu" Lujan - leader of the Chicano Art Movement

FBI AND LA COUNTY SHERIFF RAID VETERAN CHICANO ACTIVIST CARLOS MONTES (tags)

STATEMENT FROM THE COMMITTEE TO STOP FBI REPRESSION

Chicano Arts Pioneer Takes On Globalization and War (tags)

Pioneering Chicano artist Malaquias Montoya was present at the creation of the Chicano rights movement in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, being one of the organizers of the Mexican American Liberation Arts Front (MALAF) who helped create the images of that movement. But he’s also involved with current social and political controversies. In his show “Globalization and War: The Aftermath,” through March 4 at the Centro Cultural de la Raza in Balboa Park, he takes on Guantánamo, Abu Ghraib, the U.S. government’s rationalization of torture (“softening them up for interrogation”), the growing gap between rich and poor in the U.S. and throughout the world, and other progressive themes in a bold, assertive and often brutal style derived from 20th century New York artist Ben Shahn and the Mexican muralists Orozco and Siquieros.

Press Conference/Commemoration: (tags)

On 1-31-1971 Gustav Montag, Jewish Hungarian American supporter of the 8-29-1970 Chicano Moratorium Anti-Vietnam War protest was killed protesting the killings of Ruben F. Salazar, Lynn Ward and Angel Diaz who were killed by L.A. Co. Sheriff's Deputies. 1-31-2011 is the Commemoration event for the Chicana/o Community

Pics of Chicano Moratorium anti war protest and march (tags)

photos from the Aug 28 40th anniversary Chicano Moratorium march and protest in east L.A.

Videos from the 39th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium (tags)

Saturday, August 29, 2009

EAST LOS ANGELES--Thirty-nine years ago, a statewide series of demonstrations by Chicanos and Chicanas against the wars in Southeast Asia culminated in a police riot and the assassination of Los Angeles Times and KMEX journalist Rubén Salazar. Today, members of the Chicanx community and activists of all stripes commemorated the day's fateful events with music, poetry, teatro, and speakers.

39th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium: "Still Here, Still A Force" (tags)

Saturday, August 29, 2009

EAST LOS ANGELES--Thirty-nine years ago, a statewide series of demonstrations by Chicanos and Chicanas against the wars in Southeast Asia culminated in a police riot and the assassination of Los Angeles Times and KMEX journalist Rubén Salazar. Today, members of the Chicanx community and activists of all stripes commemorated the day's fateful events with music, poetry, teatro, and speakers.

Middle Schoolers in El Sereno Protest War and Raids (tags)

Chicano club at El Sereno Middle School are protesting the war and immigration raids.

Mental Menudo Artists Exhibit New Work (tags)

Chicano: Pronouncing Diversity. Mental Menudo Artists Exhibit New Work in Landmark Show.

Saturday, 12:50 pm - Chicano Moratorium March now at Salazar Park (tags)

Caller reports march peaceful and now at park

Benefit event: Zack de la Rocha, Aztlan Underground, Quetzal, Ozomatli and more THIS SAT (tags)

bring your family..

Protest held today at Mexican Consulate (tags)

20 adherents of la otra campaña protested earlier today at the Mexican consulate in downtown san diego to support vendors in Texcoco.

On the Set of Walkout (a new film debuting on cable TV) (tags)

"In those times, people were energized, and they were more intellectual. People were processors of information, whereas today you don't see a lot of that." -- David Sanchez, former leader, The Brown Berets

Concert for the South Central Farm (tags)

Zach de la Rocha, Members of Ozomatli, Quetzal and others join 350 Families in South L.A. to Defend Community Farm Concert to save the community farm @ 41st & Alameda. Nov. 22nd event will mobilize the community in Support of the South Central Farmers

Ed Roybal Presente (tags)

An honest appreciation, not uncritical, of the late Ed Roybal and his major contributions to coalition building and grass-roots politics.

1970: Chicano Moratorium — 2005: Latinos for Peace (tags)

La Raza did its part in bringing an end to the war in Vietnam. Some of us activists of the Chicano Moratorium era are coming together with other Latino activists we have come to know around the country and with the newer generations and immigrants. We call ourselves Latinos For Peace.

United Resistance (tags)

Chicano Artist commemorates flag to Alhambra Resistance

MARK VALLEN - Self Help Graphics Finished? (tags)

Los Angeles artist, Mark Vallen, wrote and posted the following article on his weblog concerning the closing of LA's Self Help Graphics. You can read more of his posts, at: www.art-for-a-change.com/blog

"Columbus Day... NOT!" (tags)

"Columbus Day... NOT!" - With this special issue, Xispas, the online journal of Chicano culture, art, and politics... looks at the meaning and role of Columbus' voyage to the Americas in 1492.

XISPAS - Chicano Art, Culture, & Politics in LA. (tags)

XISPAS Magazine, the journal of Xicano culture, art, and politics.

CARTOONS Y QUE (tags)

CARTOONS Y QUE is an exhibit of cartoons by leading Chicano Toonistas to be held at Tia Chucha's Cafe Cultural.

CHICANO MORATORIUM MARCH & RALLY AUG 24 (tags)

Join us to commemorate the 1970 Chicano moratorium protest march against the Vietnam War and no new wars today!

CHICANO MORATORIUM 2002 - Art & Action (tags)

Commemorate the 32rd anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium, when, Aug 29th, over 20,000 Chicanos filled the streets to demand an end to the Vietnam war!

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