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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
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.
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: CRUELTY AND COST (tags)
The recent execution of Angel Nieves Diaz in Jacksonville, Florida has outraged opponents of capital punishment nationwide due to the unusual length of time of the procedure and the apparent pain and suffering Angel Diaz appeared to experience. Stewart Alexander, with the Peace and Freedom Party, says, “The whole process of capital punishment is flawed and the PFP wants federal legislation to band capital punishment in all 50 states; too many mistakes have been made, it’s cruel and inhumane.”
CHICANO MORATORIUM PHOTO #2 (tags)
A Poster of Ruben Salazar carried through the streets of Highland Park during the Chicano Moratorium 2002 Protest.
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!