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In collaboration with KCET, the Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA is proud to present a one-time stream of ARTBOUND: La Raza.
In East Los Angeles during the late 1960s and 1970s, a group of young activists used creative tools like writing and photography as a means for community organizing, providing a platform for the Chicano Movement in the form of the bilingual newspaper/magazine La Raza. In the process, the young activists became artists themselves and articulated a visual language that shed light on the daily life, concerns and struggles of the Mexican American experience in Southern California and provided a voice to the Chicano civil rights movement. The archive of nearly 25,000 images defined pivotal moments, key players and the symbols of Chicano activism.
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