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On Changing the World: Recalling Bobby Kennedy
 L. to r. - Andy Imutan, Dolores Huerta, Larry Itliong, and Senator
Robert Kennedy in Delano, CA 1968. Photo by Dick Darby courtesy Walter P. Reuther Library, Wayne State University by William Alexander Yankes Only a groundswell of grass-roots peace marche...
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A Mexican Dawn? Hope and Danger in 2018 Elections
by Alci Rengifo One of the great ironies of the year 2018 may very well be that while the ever so mighty United States descended into political madness, its “underdeveloped” neighbor to the south is poised to rise up to give the world a lesson in political ...
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by Abel M. Salas David Flury is a Chicano artist. He will say so himself. He won’t say much about the early years he spent attached to a life on the streets of South Central. He will only acknowledge that it was based on loyalty to others. And it was what h...
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In Memoriam: Maestra Laura Aguilar
Detail from Aguilar's self-portrait in Don’t Tell Her Art Can’t Hurt (Part A) 1993. (Laura Aguilar / UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center) by Gabriela González To breathe in the streets of Los Angeles is to discover a blood bond with the cultures that, whil...
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'VIDA' Depicts Boyle Heights Amidst Gentrification
Marisol (Chelsea Rendon) fights Eastside gentrification in Vida . (Erica Parise / Starz) Review by Alci Rengifo   Vida follows two sisters as they deal with loss and class conflict in the Los Angeles community of Boyle Heights. This new, vibrant episodic dr...
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COLDCHELA 2018 Brings Homebrew Crews to East Los
by Abel Salas On May 12th, over 20 artisan beer makers and hundreds of craft beer aficionados will gather in East L.A. to celebrate Latino homebrewers and sample their frosty, thirst-quenching concoctions at COLDCHELA 2018. Organized by the SoCal Cerveceros...
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¡Ke Gacho! Trump Disses Salvadoreños
 Editorial and Analysis by Alci Rengifo In 1537, Pope Paul III issued a papal bull declaring that the Indians of the newly-colonized Americas were indeed human beings, complete with a soul. As the Spanish Empire eagerly doubled down on its conquest of the A...
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Roberto Gutiérrez, Rooftops of New York , 2017, Sumi Ink, gouache. by Abel M. Salas Roberto Gutiérrez is one of only four artists whose work has graced our print edition front page more than once in nine years of modest yet big-hearted micro-publishing expe...
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