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The Great Wall of Los Angeles was created in 1976 to show the history of Latino culture in California. 1970s.

The Great Wall of Los Angeles was created in 1976 to show the history of Latino culture in California. 1970s.

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The Chicano Movement was an extension of the American Civil Rights movement with the goal of gaining civil liberties to Mexican Americans and also "to redefine their relationship to American society by advocating cultural and political self-determination through radical rhetoric and action" (Castillo, 1997). The movement is generally thought to range in the years between 1960 through 1975 but its roots extended much further.

The Chicano Movement was an extension of the American Civil Rights movement with the goal of gaining civil liberties to Mexican Americans and also "to redefine their relationship to American society by advocating cultural and political self-determination through radical rhetoric and action" (Castillo, 1997). The movement is generally thought to range in the years between 1960 through 1975 but its roots extended much further.

todayinlaborhistory:    Today in labor history, February 11, 1903:  Japanese and Mexican laborers unite to form the Japanese-Mexican Labor Association to fight the labor contractor responsible for hiring at the American Beet Sugar Company in Oxnard, California.  They refused to work until their grievances were addressed and by the first week in March, over 90% of the county’s beet industry labor force had joined the JMLA, bringing the sugar industry to a standstill.  The laborers ultimately…

todayinlaborhistory: Today in labor history, February 11, 1903: Japanese and Mexican laborers unite to form the Japanese-Mexican Labor Association to fight the labor contractor responsible for hiring at the American Beet Sugar Company in Oxnard, California. They refused to work until their grievances were addressed and by the first week in March, over 90% of the county’s beet industry labor force had joined the JMLA, bringing the sugar industry to a standstill. The laborers ultimately…

gabrieleño indian women.  the gabrieleño/tongva lived in what is now los angeles county for at least 5000 years before the spanish arrived.  spanish missionaries converted/enslaved them and forced them to work the san gabriel and san fernando mission lands.  many ran away, but mission guards (spanish or mexican military personnel assigned to the missions) would raid villages looking for escaped "converts."

gabrieleño indian women. the gabrieleño/tongva lived in what is now los angeles county for at least 5000 years before the spanish arrived. spanish missionaries converted/enslaved them and forced them to work the san gabriel and san fernando mission lands. many ran away, but mission guards (spanish or mexican military personnel assigned to the missions) would raid villages looking for escaped "converts."

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