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Selections from the 2018 Young Authors’ Book Project, Through the Same Halls: “The Unknown Mary Brown”

“I’ve constantly been pulled over by police officers, I’ve been banged on and shot at by gangbangers, and have been racially profiled in a clothing store.” —Cameron H., Young Authors’ Book Project student author Through the Same Halls available for … Read more

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Selections from the 2018 Young Authors’ Book Project, Through the Same Halls: “Work is the Panacea”

I’ll grow up and one day, come back to the place that made me who I am.”  —Owen O., Young Authors’ Book Project student author Excerpts from Manual Arts Senior High School student Owen O.’s interview with author and former … Read more

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Selections from the 2018 Young Authors’ Book Project, Through the Same Halls: “Once a Toiler, Always a Toiler”

“In ten years, that’s how I want people to remember me. I want them to remember my bravery, my smile, and how strong I am.” —Alexa V., Young Authors’ Book Project student author Excerpts from Manual Arts Senior High School … Read more

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826LA Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Chicano Student Movement Walkouts

March 1, 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1968 “Walkouts or Blowouts” Chicano student movement where 15,000 students from East L.A. walked out of their classrooms at Belmont, Garfield, Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Wilson High Schools to challenge inequalities in … Read more

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