by Frank P. Barajas
Police responded brutally to the 1970 Chicano Moratorium protest march in East Los Angeles, including killing journalist Ruben Salazar. This news spread to smaller Chicano communities in the state and beyond and sparked a politicial movement for justice that echoes today.
Historian Lorena Oropeza discusses the Chicano Moratorium protests against the war in Vietnam and the denial of opportunity to ethnic Mexican people in Los Angeles and elsewhere.
SOURCE: Herald-Mail Media (From Los Angeles Times)
At the 50th anniversary of the 2nd Chicano Moratorium protest against the Vietnam War, Mexican American veterans and historians reflect on how the war and the protests affected Mexican Americans.
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