fix articles 44806, chicano movement
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.)
"Riverside Rejects Racism" Rally in Response to Neo-Nazi Demonstration (tags)
Saturday, September 26, 2009
RIVERSIDE, California -- In response to a planned neo-Nazi demonstration at a day labor site in Casa Blanca, Riverside's historically Latino community, numerous community groups united to oppose racism in their city. Over 30 organizations endorsed the rally, which saw the participation of over 150 people who listened to and gave speeches, shared fruit and water, and enjoyed music and a strong sense of solidarity.
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.
"Flipping" Self Help Graphics? (tags)
LA Eastside writer Victoria Delgadillo is following what's happening with the recent sale of SHG to a real estate speculator and "flipper" who is on a house flipping show. Will SHG be flipped away? Click link for full story
For May Day and Beyond: White People Step Up for Immigrant Rights (tags)
Open Letter to White Communities.
BP2: Lesson in Movement Building (Revised) (tags)
This is a revised version of the first article published, "Baldwin Park 2: A lesson in movement building"
Baldwin Park Round 2 - A lesson in movement building (tags)
A report from a volunteer security person
Commemoration Flag of Aztlan, Baldwin Park 14 Mayo 2005 (tags)
Commemoration Flag of Aztlan, Baldwin Park 14 Mayo 2005 counter-demonstration.
Yuri Kochiyama (tags)
On War, Imperialism, Osama bin Laden, And Black-Asian Politics
La Voz de Aztlan No Se Representan La Gente Chicana (tags)
The opinions of La Voz de Aztlan do not represent those of the Chicano community and people.
MEChA students meet Sal Castro (tags)
Esther and Jessica of Cal Poly Pomona (wearing MEChA shirts)meet Sal Castro on the streets of LA Thurday August 17 at approx 9pm. Sal was invited by Gloria Molina to attend the DNC. Sal Castro, a highschool teacher at Belmont HS was arrested in 1968 for conspiracy as he advised and helped Chicana and Chicano students organize protest against the racist education system. One year later as a result of these blowouts, MEChA was founded... what a coincidence. See link on bottom for more history on Sal Castro and the Chicano Movement.