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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 16–27.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Lori A. Flores The late 20 th and 21 st century tech boom-related gentrification of San Francisco has rapidly and violently displaced longtime city residents, particularly in the predominantly Latino neighborhood of the Mission District. While some may characterize this gentrification as more...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 88–101.
Published: 01 March 2016
...David Butow “Latino urbanism” describes the myriad ways that immigrants from Latin America are remaking American cities to feel more like the places from which they came. It describes a culture in many ways the opposite of the “intensely private” city Leon Whiteson described, with an emphasis much...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 91–97.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Latino scenes Boom0203_10.indd 90 20/09/12 5:34 PM boom | fa l l 2 012 91 F or Los Angeles rockabilly fans coming of age at the turn of this century, Rudolpho s was the place to see and be seen. The Silverlake establishment, a nondescript Mexican restaurant by day, transformed by night into the Be...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 32–35.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Anna Challet More than 47,000 kids spent time in one of California’s seventy-six court schools in 2014. The vast majority came from low-income households and were Black or Latino. The schools offer an opportunity to change kids’ lives while they’re a captive audience. But in California, that...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 76–87.
Published: 01 March 2016
...-Latino Quarter, Little Tokyo, Koreatown, Chinatown, Little Italy, Little Armenia, The Far Eastside, Little Seoul, Little Arabia, and Little India. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Ethnic enclaves Historic Filipinotown The Byzantine-Latino Quarter Little Tokyo...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 88–91.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Gustavo Arellano In this essay, humorist Gustavo Arellano looks at the past and present state of relations between Asians and Latinos in California to offer a glimpse of the future for Californians in the Pacific world. He suggests that foreign investment from Latin America and Asia will...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., majority-Asian American and Latino community in the United States. Its social and cultural mix make it a vibrant example of suburban cosmopolitanism, in which diverse residents live in relative harmony, with mutual respect for difference. Local groups such as the South El Monte Arts Posse have begun to...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 82–86.
Published: 01 July 2013
...David Lau This essay is a review of two recent books of criticism: Bill Mohr's account of the Los Angeles poetry scene and Ignacio Lopez-Calvo's account of recent film and fiction set in Latino L.A. The essay argues for a conception of L.A. rooted in understanding the political and economic history...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Literary Arts, he was born in Mexico and raised in Los Angeles. L O R I A . F L O R E S is an assistant professor of history at Stony Brook University specializing in the histories of US Latinos, immigration, labor, and the US-Mexico borderlands. She is the author of Grounds for Dreaming: Mexican Americans...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 34–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
... levels not seen since the early part of the 2007 2009 recession7 According to United States Census Bureau, in 2015 52.4 percent of the population of Fresno County was Hispanic or Latino.8 Despite its large Latino population, despite its long his- tory of cultivating artists of color, I was the first...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
... percent of Los Angeles County s population is Hispanic or Latino, and 13 percent is Asian. Since 1 July 2014, Latinos have outnumbered non-Hispanic whites in California.7 How does this demographic reality change the way we con- sider the context of UCLA in LA, in California, and along the borders between...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2016
... little benefit from architecture or the humanities. However, it is not clear that adding designers and humanists would have changed the tenor. Since that time, several turning points have caused new directions to seemmore plausible: the city s first Latino mayor was sworn into office in 2005, the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 18–24.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Wanda Coleman, as a response to the LA riots in 1992. I have long admired Sesshu s work, especially Atomik Aztex. While I grew up in African American/Japanese American neighborhoods in Central LA and the Westside, Sesshu grew up on the Eastside with the Mexican and Latino folks pressing up against the...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 58–67.
Published: 01 September 2016
...-Euclidean perimeter. You criticized me for antidemocratic designs, but what is this And of course, it was clever integration of the elitist concert hall with space for local kids to play and homeless people to relax. It invited rather than excluded residents from the poor Latino neighborhoods like Witmer...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 50–57.
Published: 01 September 2016
... percentage of black Berkeleyans between 1970 and 2010, statistics show the percentage of city s population identifying as white also dropped since 1970, with the increasing presence of census categories of Asian, Hispanic, Latino, and those belonging to two or more races a trend mirrored across California.18...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 22–31.
Published: 01 June 2016
... inside the prison society. In the broader society, the struggle for equal citizenship for minorities, especially Blacks and Latinos in California, was taking on a more militant expression, especially after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For some on the radical left of the late 1960s...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 54–63.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Dead Celebration and Latino Religion in Santa Ana California is full of ghost towns. There are restless ghosts and discontented spirits that require repose. There are rituals that help them do so. There are those who died in our prisons or places like Manzanar. There are those who died far from...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): iii.
Published: 01 December 2015
... professor of history at University of California, Riverside. Her current research focuses on the impact of mass death by epidemic disease on New World Christianity as well as Latino religious practices in Southern California. R U S S E L L J E U N G is professor of Asian American studies at San Francisco...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 64–71.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the love of Christ by empowering those whom I hosted. I could use my social capital to connect my neighbors to the resources and networks they needed to get ahead. Living in Oak Park Apartments with Cambodian refu- gees and undocumented Latinos transformed me in several ways. I was accustomed to...
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Boom (2015) 5 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 December 2015
... across northern and southern California, including younger and older Californian Muslims, married couples (together and separately), divorced Californian Muslims (some with mul- tiple divorces behind them), and Californian Muslims of African American, Arab, European, Latino, South Asian, Southeast Asian...