Christopher Jimenez y West

Pasadena City College

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Assistant Professor of History at Pasadena City College; former history curator at the California African American Museum

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. But Southern California was another active center of the civil rights movement.

The March on Washington and Civil Rights in Los Angeles

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