Category Archives: California

Requiem 29 (video): August 29th Chicano Moratorium

August 29th is celebrated as Chicano Memorial Day. It is the anniversary of the National Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam War day of action, August 29th, 1970. Held in East Los Angeles, it was a march and rally against the … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Walkout (2006)

On this the 50th anniversary of the 1968 East Los Angeles high school Blowouts it is good to take time to study and reflect on these historic events. In a week long period starting March 1st, 1968, over 15,000 mostly … Continue reading

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Student Demands: from 1968 Blowouts, East Los Angeles

For the 50th anniversary of the 1968 East Los Angeles Blowouts, the Student Demands are reprinted for information and discussion – A.M. STUDENT DEMANDS BLOW OUTS were staged by us, Chicano students, in the East Los Angeles High Schools protesting … Continue reading

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE MOVEMENT ON WHY I LEFT THE NATIONAL CHICANO MORATORIUM COMMITTEE

I am reposting this recent open letter from a veteran organizer to bring awareness about serious problems of disruption within a key Chicano organization, the National Chicano Moratorium Committee. I welcome any discussion, comments, and other information about this.  – … Continue reading

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Other video from 45th Chicano Moratorium

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Video from 45th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium

This is a video I did from the August 29th march in Los Angeles this year:  

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