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Published: 10 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374923-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7492-3
... two court cases, the East L.A. Thirteen and the Biltmore Six, arguing that the defense strategy "unmapped" California's geography of racial segregation and class exclusion in order to regraph the geo of the Southwest as the political space of belonging for Mexican Americans and other disempowered...
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By Lynn Stephen
Published: 23 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389965-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8996-5
... Los Angeles and elsewhere also help to fashion Mexican racial identity and Chicanoness. Many activists, including those involved in a key trial known as the East L.A. Thirteen, argued in court that because Mexicans were nonwhite they su√ered discrimination. As the analyst Ian Haney...
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By Lynn Stephen
Published: 23 May 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389965-014
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8996-5
... government ser- vices and, 192; border crossings and, East L.A. Thirteen trial, 331–32n3 201–4; childbirth, 188; childcare, economic aspects of migration, 27–28, 195–99; child labor, 179...
Published: 27 September 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8405-2
... leading youth series on public access television. Through its international program, Appendix 213 gap has produced videos with young people in Croatia, Ghana, Guate- mala, the Middle East, and Northern Ireland. gURL 1440 Broadway, 21st floor New...
Published: 21 March 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389705-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8970-5
... appealing location for subcultures, as it has a strong and varied music and club scene and, in comparison to other large cities, cheap housing can still be found. Los Angeles was a mecca for punk in the late 1970s, with L.A. punks developing their own fashion and music separate from the imported U.K...
Published: 03 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394075-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9407-5
... the ambivalent moral edifice of Zeta’s subjectivity. Another such moment of ambivalence emerges exactly around Zeta’s involvement with the East Los Angeles Chicano Moratorium rally of 1970. After a series of victories, including successfully defending the East L.A. Thirteen for their...
Published: 10 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387572-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8757-2
.... And there was a kind of museum between 1666 and 1671 in the Gallery of Ambassadors, which contained a copy of the Car- racci ceiling in the French academy in Rome and some Italian paintings. But this arrangement was ephemeral—and the king did not display his newly acquired thirteen Poussins.28 The...
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By Catherine S. Ramírez
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388647-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8864-7
... Mexican Americans in early twentieth-century Los Angeles, see Escobar, Race, Police, and the Making of a Political Identity; Molina, Notes to Introduction  151 Fit to Be Citzens?; Romo, East Los Angeles; and Sánchez, Becoming Mexican...
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By Tom Boellstorff
Published: 04 April 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389538-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8953-8
... ‘‘Aku Bertemu ‘Kucing’ Brengsek di ‘L.A.’ ’’ [I Met a Bad ‘Cat’ at ‘L.A GAYa Nusantara 82:43–48. Al Qurthuby, Sumanto Adib, and M. Kholidul, et al., eds. 2004 ‘‘Indahnya Kawin Sesama Jenis’’ [The Beauty of Same-Sex Marriage]. Justisia 25:1. Althusser, Louis 1971...
Published: 03 April 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387619-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8761-9
..., and neigh- borhood conditions. The areas to the north and east contained the Lower East Side, which historically has housed the city’s immigrants and working classes. The Lower East Side remains a predominately low-income and working-class neighborhood with large numbers of Latinos, some African...
Published: 10 August 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393375-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9337-5
... was a thirteen- week week was PBSa thirteen- series on the history of...
Published: 10 October 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388326-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8832-6
... American labor history. Most crucially, it generated social activism in barrios across the state. East Los Angeles, home to one of the largest Spanish-speaking communities in the world, became a center of this activity.∑ Chicanos there su√ered from police brutality and widespread discrimination in...
Published: 06 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394693-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9469-3
... at house parties produced by groups of local teens. The backyard party scene in particular, with its queer variant known as T-parties, took place throughout the southern California region in Orange County, the Inland Empire, the San Gabriel Valley, and South and East L.A. Its more hetero...
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By Francesco Adinolfi
Published: 04 April 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389088-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8908-8
... des extrèmes,” in “Sur le pas de Segalen,” Cahiers du Sud, no. 228 (1948): 5. 3 R. J. Smith, “Music out of the Moon,” L.A. Weekly, July 14–20, 1995. 4 R. Leydi, L’altra musica (Florence: Giunti Ricordi, 1991), 232. 5 Edward Said, Orientalism (New York: Vintage Books, 1979), 1. 6...
Published: 22 May 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395201-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9520-1
..., thirteen years old, that ain’t possible. And he’s a rapper. nataliE: So how does this come back to go- go? ron: I’m about to come back to it. Ima flip all this shit around in one second. Like Li’l Wayne. They reppin’ Bloods [gang] now. You look at the videos, they reppin’ that red. You got people...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389385-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8938-5
... all had our heroes in the barrio, but when they were able to get acceptance out of the barrio, that was the ultimate. —Rudy Salas, quoted in Don Snowden, ‘‘The Sound of East L.A., 1964 Los Angeles Times, October 28, 1984 I like to expand the—stretch out the song. What I like to do is, when I...
Published: 21 October 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389385-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8938-5
... vigilantes and military personnel from nearby bases joined the fray, as the Anglo mobs took ‘‘taxi-cab brigades’’ to hunt for Mexicans in Boyle Heights, and along Whittier Boulevard into East Los Angeles. By the fifth day, some even took the streetcars into Watts, looking for black and brown youths.Ω As a...
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By Esther Kim Lee
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395454-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9545-4
...introduction In 2000 the East West Players (ewp) in Los Angeles produced the Korean American playwright Euijoon Kim’s new play My Tired Broke Ass Pontificat- ing Slapstick Funk, which represented a new direction for the ewp. As the pre- mier Asian American theater company, ewp was known...
Published: 01 January 1992
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398066-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9806-6
.... The "Made in U.S.A." exhibit which in 1987 worked its way back east from the West essentially celebrated a now long-gone America before its "fall" in the 1970s-Vietnam, Watergate, and the oil crisis. Even so, the display had a remarkably dead, museumological quality to it inasmuch as the...
Published: 01 January 2012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9283-5
... perspective, Hiemenz observed, “No- body, not even Bowie, has ever toured Japan with a set. Bringing it over in a 707 freighter has cost $80,000. Add to that the expense of bringing along thirteen crew members, ten executive staff members, and eleven journal- ists and what you...