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Boyle Heights: How a Los Angeles Neighborhood Became the Future of American Democracy

Date
September 23, 2023
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
vimeo.com/552735859
Event Series Dates
Through Novermber 15

This is an in-depth history of the Los Angeles neighborhood from early contact between Spanish colonizers and native Californians to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, the hunt for hidden Communists among the Jewish population, negotiating citizenship and belonging among Latino migrants and Mexican American residents, and beyond. The residents of Boyle Heights have maintained remarkable solidarity across racial and ethnic lines, acting as a unified polyglot community even as their tribulations have become more explicitly racial in nature.

Location

Webinar

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