The Legacy of Ruben Salazar: A Man of His Words, A Man of His Time

Event date and time

Thursday, October 23, 2014 (All day) to Thursday, March 26, 2015 (All day)


The exhibit will showcase key aspects of Rubén Salazar’s life, career and their social context. It will include articles Salazar authored regarding education, police-community relations in East Los Angeles, agricultural labor, and his transition from a Mexican American reporter to a columnist who explained the triumphs and frustrations of the Chicano community. Also included is a photo slideshow with a video montage about the Chicano Movement and Rubén Salazar.

The exhibit to be accompanied by a screening of a documentary about Rubén Salazar shown recently on PBS. (Date: TBD)

Curated by the Department of Chicano Studies at Cal State L.A.


JFK Memorial Library, first-floor exhibit area


University Development


(323) 343-3066

Activity description

Opening reception: Oct. 23, 4-6 p.m., Library North walkway
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