Shmuel Gonzales

Boyle Heights historian

Boyle Heights historian

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Artists and activists from the Chicano civil rights movement of the 1970s helped dramatically expand appreciation of Día de los Muertos among Mexican Americans living in LA.

How the 1970 Chicano Moratorium sparked Día de los Muertos in LA

Artists and activists from the Chicano civil rights movement of the 1970s helped dramatically expand appreciation of Día de los Muertos among Mexican Americans living in LA.

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