Nancy Valverde (1932 – present) is a barber, as well as a notable lesbian and gender-nonconformist. She was repeatedly charged and incarcerated in Lincoln Heights Jail for “masquerading.” Her story is one of challenging bias and injustice; and eventually winning. 2,292 more words
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A pedestrian was struck and killed along the 10 Freeway in East Los Angeles early Thursday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred just before 2 a.m. 60 more words
Las Cafeteras é um coletivo chicano formado por 4 homens e 3 mulheres nascidos em Los Angeles, com (alguma) descendência mexicana. Eles são o resultado da salada cultural existente em… 362 more words
YOU cannot force a person to love something or someone they do not like. I have never seen it become successful. There was a mother I knew who drove her daughter everywhere to audition for dance roles even though the daughter did not have her heart in it. 555 more words
by Paul R. Spitzzeri
Portraits are telling for a wide variety of reasons. They can give us a good idea of fashion of a given time, they might be vocational showing someone in a uniform or with the tools of the trade, they might have been taken for a special event like a wedding or confirmation or they might be introducing a new member of a family especially a baby. 541 more words