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The lowriding advocacy group United Lowrider Coalition led efforts to repeal the ban.
The Battle of Saipan, in which Guy Gabaldon fought, has been called the D-Day of the Eastern Front for its strategic importance.
The war on L.A.'s murals was intentional, and now the effects may be irreversible.
The film will play in select cities this August, and then stream on the Daily Chela app this September.
Before the internet, Chicano culture dominated underground publications.
Jorge Garza masterfully mixes Chicano heroes with Aztec art and pop culture.
Teen Angels was bold, beautiful, and influential. But its eclectic founder makes it that much more interesting.
“Bless Me, Ultima” addresses the big philosophical questions of life.
There's a reason Mexican American street gangs transcend economic class, geography, and even centuries.
“Latinx” is feelgood psychobabble. “Chicano” is the decades-long culmination of suffering, expression, and rebellion.
Lowrider cars are America's most dynamic underground tradition.
The Viclas In The Varrio Are Always Hard.
Lalo Guerrero was original, irreverent, and dramatic, all at the same time.
There is a difference between a cultural landmark and exploitation.
Luis Valdez's "Zoot Suit" deserves recognition as one of the great Chicano classics.
Movies about Chicanos never seem to get old.
The Chicano Moratorium was a flashpoint in Chicano and Mexican American history. In this video, we breakdown the events of 1970 and the killing of journalist...
Chicana artist Lucinda “La Morena” Hinojos will lead a design crew to create a 9,500 foot mural in Phoenix during Super Bowl weekend
Chicano leadership has taken a backseat to memes.
The following is an excerpt from the memoir “Through Smoke-Teared Eyes,” which was written by Chicano war veteran Johnny F. Pugh who passed away 11...
Some of the best Chicano films are the least known.
The collection is likely the most comprehensive ever assembled.
The documentary film features Estevan Oriol, Luis J. Rodriguez, Sonia Romero, Charley Trujillo, David "Compton" Oropeza, Chuco Moreno, and more. The first...
In Vietnam, Chicanos died at twice the rate of their counterparts.
Eazy-E and Gilbert Izquierdo (AKA "Toker") wanted to form a Mexican version of N.W.A—and they succeeded.
Merrick Morton's suspension highlights the potential pitfalls of placing decades of work on one platform, and the impunity in which major platforms like...
Those with the strongest opinions about Chicano culture often have the least context.
Bold, colorful, flamboyant—one could argue Chicano culture was built for the runway.
What is a Chicano? What is Chicano culture? Is it a political view? Is it a cultural view? Is it cars? Is it art? Is it fashion? On this episode of the Brandon...
The Cheech is the result of a public-private partnership between the Riverside Art Museum, the City of Riverside, and Cheech Marin.
Love him or hate him, one Chicano rapper has written the blueprint everyone else follows.
The Portland Lowrider Show will take place at the Oregon Convention Center.
Chicanas, Cholas, y Chisme empowers Latinas by giving them the tools to develop new creative works.
The Chicano Manifesto is widely regarded as one of the first books written on the Chicano movement by a Chicano.
The new Florida-based "Latinx news organization" has spent almost $1 million on ads to reach Mexican Americans in California and Texas.
Prendez has received notable attention for his popular series of oil-paintings and digital artwork that is Chicano-themed.
The legacy of the Chicano Moratorium serves as a painful and powerful reminder of how far we have come, and how far we still have to progress.
In the first segment, Brandon discusses the “Foos Gone Wild” phenomenon. In the second segment, Brandon discusses Chicano patriotism. Guests...
Contrary to portrayal, Chicanos and Mexicans have been some of the biggest defenders of U.S. freedoms.
All Chicanos are Latinos, but not all Latinos are Chicanos.
This week marked the 78th anniversary of the Zoot Suit Riots. But how much do you know about the Zoot Suit Riots? In the podcast below, Daily Chela founder...
Kozmik Force is leading a new generation of politically active Chicano hip hop artists against injustice.
Lowriders have long been a cornerstone of pachuco culture, dating back to the late 1930s and early 1940s.
Chicano Park and Barrio Logan have become the creative and artistic epicenter of San Diego.
In this episode, Brandon discusses the art of lowriding with John Ulloa who is a professor, author, and lowrider historian.
Activists hope to curtail the destruction of more Chicano murals.
The event marks the 51st annual celebration.
30 years ago, A Lighter Shade Of Brown debuted their classic hip hop album, "Brown and Proud."
The Cheech Center For Chicano Art, Culture & Industry has found a home in Riverside.