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December 2020

December 4
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2020

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Video: Roots of el Pueblo – The Beginning of Los Angeles

This 20-minute documentary examines the multi-ethnic history of the people who came to El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles from its founding in 1781 to the present time.

December 4
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2020

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Songs of the Chicano Moratorium with Agustín Gurza

Join a conversation with Agustin Gúrza, writer and editor for UCLA’s Strachwitz Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings, as he explores protest music of Summer 1970 as well as socially conscious songs composed and performed by Mexicans, Mexican Americans and Chicanos that made strong statements against the War in Vietnam.

December 4
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2020

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Inside the Chicano Moratorium: 50 Years Later

Join in a conversation with activist and writer Rosalio Muñoz as he gives an inside look at Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam War. On August 29, 1970, he and fellow activist Ramses Noriega organized a peaceful march in East Los Angeles which ended in tragedy, with the attendees attacked and tear-gassed and the death of three people, including journalist Rubén Salazar.

December 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2020

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A Look Back: Mapping Another LA: The Chicano Art Movement

This archived exhibition explores the 1970’s Chicano art movement in East Los Angeles. With the establishment of the first Chicano art gallery in East Los Angeles, Chicano artists initiated a collective reimagining the urban landscape through such media as photography, graphic arts, murals, painting, and sculpture. These artists mapped another L.A., harnessing their work as part of a social protest and community empowerment movement.

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