by Frank P. Barajas
Protests like those in the author's home city show that minority communities across the nation have longstanding historical grievances against police departments that must be addressed with meaningful change.
Verdugo, who became one of the founders of the Chicano student movement and spent much of his life mentoring youth, died Friday. He was 69.
SOURCE: Smithsonian Magazine
Fifty Years Ago, Fed Up With the City’s Neglect, a San Diego Community Rose Up to Create Chicano Park
Making Tierra Mía, says the director of the Smithsonian Latino Center, proved transformative in giving voice to the people
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