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Chicano Moratorium

ID Number: 28058
Maker: Carlos Callejo
Technique: offset
Date Made: Circa 1980
Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 43.3 cm x 28 cm; 17 1/16 in x 11 in
Main Subject: Chicano/Latino; Police Brutality
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Commemorate Aug. 29 Chicano Moratorium Sat. Aug. 31 On August 29, 1970, 20,000 Chicanos marched through the streets of E.L.A. protesting the Vietnam War and the higher death rate among Chicanos in proportion to other nationalities. At the rally following the march, the people were suddenly attacked by police who beat them with billy clubs and fired bullets and tear gas into the crowd. Three people were killed and many were injured. Among those killed was Ruben Salazar, a well know journalist dedicated to the advancement of the Chicano community. U.S. Out Of El Salva Raza Si Guerra No Assemble at 9:00 a.m. Belvedere Park (3rd & Mednik) March: South on Atlantic Blvd.-West on Whittier Blvd. Rally: at Salazar Park (near Whittier and Indiana) For more info. call (213) 633-9689

Acquisition Number: 2008-102

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