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Fred Ross, Cesar Chavez and Lessons for Ferguson

Examines the ability of a community to organize politically to achieve influence in order to achieve social justice and reform urban police practices. Continue reading

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Understanding Oxnard, Califronia

Curious Unions, an important new book on Mexican Americans in Oxnard, California, has its origins in stories about the author’s grandfather. Continue reading

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Judge Richard Ibañez, Los Angeles Civic Pioneer

Richard A. Ibañez, 1910–2007, was an early Mexican American attorney and judge who was involved in a variety of civic causes in Southern California. Continue reading

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