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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 118–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Stephanie Sauer This excerpt offers a collection of the myth and truth—often indistinguishable—behind The Royal Chicano Air Force, an artist collective that played a key role in the Chicano civil rights movement. Playing with ideas about the preservation of history and its perceived truth, the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
... kickstarted mural production in the Mission were the Chicano civil rights movement and the multiple civil wars taking place in Latin America. In 1970, local artists active in the Chicano Movement founded La Galer ´a de la Raza, a nonprofit com- munity arts organization intended to foster public awareness and...
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Boom (2014) 4 (1): 70–77.
Published: 01 March 2014
... encounter between two distinct civilizations, noting the arrival of new diseases, technology, and animals to the Americas. John Lockhart, Caterina Pizzigoni, and other historians document the movement of ideas and practices between Spaniards and indigenous populations.3 They highlight the transforma- tion...
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Boom (2012) 2 (4): 68–78.
Published: 01 December 2012
... a peaceful protest of over 20,000 people in East Los Angeles that is violently broken up by police. In solidarity with the Chicano civil rights movement, Mexican American soul band The VIPs change their name to El Chicano and record the hit single Viva Tirado. 1971 Berry Gordy opens MoWest Records...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 34–51.
Published: 01 July 2013
... future of Califor- nia, particularly within the continuing context of a post-civil rights backlash. A pragmatic prognosis, neither utopian nor dystopian, might suggest that for all its problems, California will con- tinue to represent diversity and multiple perspectives.83 Gerald Wilson s musical...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 91–97.
Published: 01 October 2012
... creative musical movement is all the more significant. As memory made flesh, the Raza rockabilly enthusiast provokes Los Angelenos to recognize their own immediate history as well to consider all the unfulfilled promises of equality made to people of color since the era of the civil rights movement. b...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 31–44.
Published: 01 November 2011
... immigration system in spite of a record of failure to ensure safe and fair working conditions for participants. Increasingly, Garcia argues, these programs are shaping the way we all live, work, and belong in this world. © 2011 by the Regents of the University of California 2011 guest workers Chicano...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 36–49.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the early 1960s, when grassroots movements of students, parents, and community leaders, supported by organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People challenged patterns of racial segregation and inequality found in every district...