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True Intentions Of The " Patriot Picnic " – ANTI-FASCIST ...

Following the direction of the Chicano Park Steering Committee & Brown Berets De Aztlan local community self defense organizations came together and defended the park. The main organizers behind this shithole / shitshow of a " Picnic " were :

Unión del Barrio Continues The Fight For Chicano Liberation

The Brown Berets. Over the past several years, the direct actions of self-defense by UdB in coalition with the Brown Berets de Aztlan and other community organizations have received even more attention. Especially after Chicano Park was targeted by white nationalists and right-wing extremists in 2017 and 2018. While such attacks increased ...

A Long Activist Legacy Survives on ... - The Austin Chronicle

In the Seventies and Eighties, Hernandez led the Austin Brown Berets, a group of Eastside residents in their early 20s who embraced a militant radical philosophy. These were the sons and daughters...

Impact: - Brown Berets presented in 2016

On April 22nd, 1970 the Brown Berets liberated a vacant lot due to become a Highway Patrol Station. Since the lot was in located in a heavily populated Latino community, the Brown Berets felt it was not right to take that away from them. They then built Chicano Park located in San Diego, California as a symbol of pride and power.

Protest Against Caltrans — Calisphere

"Marches, demonstrations, pickets, banners and speakers, find that Chicano Park and its perimeters are a focus of organizing, and creating the much needed political forum for con/contra activity. Members of Union Del Barrio, Chicano Park Steering Committee, Brown Berets, MEChA's, La Raza Frentes. Proposition 187, see picket signs with vocal chanting. …

Chicano Park - ABC-CLIO

Chicano Park Day weekend was organized and sponsored by the Chicano Park Steering Committee and cosponsored by the Brown Berets de Aztlán, Amigos Car Club, Calaca Press, Danza Mexícoytl, and Unión del Barrio. Rafaela G. Castro.

San Diego's Little-Known 'CHOP', Chicano Park - Patriot ...

The park is controlled by radical Chicanos, via the Chicano Park Steering Committee and allied organizations, such as the Brown Berets and Union del Barrio. It is not controlled by the City of San Diego, even though it has received millions of dollars in City, State and federal funds over the years.

Chicano History | SDSU Library

Image credit: Brown Berets raise a flag in Chicano Park, 1970. Arturo Casares Papers, Special Collections & University Archives. Alurista: Alurista was born Alberto Baltazar Urista Heredia in Mexico City on August 8, 1947. He moved to San Diego in his early teens, and in the 1960s emerged as a Chicano poet and writer.

Chicano Power and the Brown Berets - Gangs - POLICE Magazine

The state capitulated and allowed this land to become "Chicano Park." In 1972, Brown Berets attempted to occupy the Santa Catalina Island with 26 members. After a few days, this effort failed. Brown Berets in Chicago in 1972 are credited with starting a health clinic named after Benito Juarez, known as the "Abraham Lincoln of Mexico."

Adela Garcia: The Brown Berets influenced some of San ...

The Chicano Movement exploded in the late 1960s and gave birth to the Brown Berets, a Chicano organization that started in Los Angeles, with chapters across the …

The Brown Berets

The San Diego neighborhood of Barrio Logan celebrates the 40th Anniversary of Chicano Park on Saturday. The park is under the onramp to the Coronado Bridge near downtown San Diego. It's considered a legacy of the Chicano …

Roger Ogden – ANTI-FASCIST ACTION SAN DIEGO

( He has been targeting Chicano Park & The Brown Berets for way too long ! ) Early on Roger hid behind the camera and hid behind a narrator role. It was when Trump came to San Diego his identity was partially revealed when he continuously harassed two young Chicano teens who were pepper sprayed by trump supporters.

chicano-park.org

Chicano Park was founded on April 22, 1970when the community of Barrio Logan and Chicano movement activists joined forces to protest the construction of a Highway Patrol station on the present site of the park. The Highway Patrol office was at the time the final insult to a community that had already been degraded by the demolition of hundreds ...

Adela Garcia: The Brown Berets influenced some of San ...

The Chicano Movement exploded in the late 1960s and gave birth to the Brown Berets, a Chicano organization that started in Los Angeles, with chapters across the Southwest, including one in San Diego.

The Brown Berets, as Explained by Founding Member Dr ...

The Brown Berets also launched the El Barrio Free Clinic, spearheaded by Gloria Arellanes, fought against the illegal occupation of Mexican land, and led the Chicano Moratorium — marches that ...

Happy Birthday to Six Years of Neglect and Why We Need to ...

The Save Our Barrios Coalition is hosting the event "Happy Birthday to Six Years of Neglect". The Save Our Barrios Coalition is a comprised of Save Our Barrios, Brown Berets de Aztlan, Collectivo Zapatista, International Peoples Democratic Uhuru Movement, Centro Cultural de la Raza, MEChA de SDSU, and the Chicano Park Steering Committee.

Chicano Park Remembers and Celebrates

Chicano Park Steering Committee Remembers and Celebrates Jose Gomez - resident of Barrio Logan and one of the leaders of the struggle to create and preserve Chicano Park died in January, 1985. Laura Rodriguez - elder and barrio resident also involved in the struggle to gain Chicano Park passed away in 1994. And those who participated in the takeover of the park:

Chicano Park - Brief History of the Takeover

Unlike other parks, Brown Berets fired raised shotguns in militant salute while a Mexican flag was raised and waved defiantly during Chicano Park Day ceremonies. And unlike other parks, Chicano Park was taken by militant force by a community angered by decades of neglect, ignorance and racism. La Raza Moves to Take the Land

This Will End Well: Brown Berets Recruiting Soldiers for ...

Resurgent Chicano Nationalist/Marxist group the Brown Berets have announced a recruiting drive for "soldiers" to help them fight in Aztlan.. Aztlan would of course be Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. From the racist, anti-semitic Aztlan.net:. Los Angeles, Alta California – May 1, 2008 – (ACN) "The Brown Berets de Aztlan have undertaken an active …

Chicano Park Day - John Raymond Mireles

Chicano Park Day in Barrio Logan - San Diego, California 2018 ... He employed Brown Berets (a Chicano activist group roughly analogous to the Black Panthers) founder David Sanchez and conspired with noted LA Times writer Ruben Salazar before he was murdered by the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department.

Who We Are | Save Our Barrios Coalition

The Save Our Barrios Coalition was founded in San Diego, Califaztlán, in November 2009, by the Brown Berets de Aztlán, Chicano Park Steering Committee, and Unión del Barrio.The primary purpose of the Save Our Barrios Coalition (SOBC) is to work as a collective of organizations and individuals committed to saving our barrios from the process of "Gentrification".

Chicano Self-Determination

Brown Berets deploying to Chicano Park: Brown Berets in Las Vegas NM with Reijes Lopez Tejerina and Dolores Huerta: Brown Beret cadets reclaiming their street : Organizing in Bakersfield, CA: May Day 2011 in Fresno: Cinco De Mayo in Merced CA: Chico MEChA Statewide 5/28/11:

Eugene A. Obregon Park | Los Angeles Conservancy

In addition to commemorating a local war hero, the park is significant to the history of the Chicano Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s and '70s. On December 20, 1969, it was the terminus of the first Chicano Moratorium demonstration, in which 1,000 people marched in protest of the Vietnam War.

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Brown Berets de Aztlan Chicano Park Steering Committee Chicano Perk Cafe Calaca Press Cuachambiente Evolution of the Brown FUERZA Hot Monkey Love Cafe Keep on Crossin' Loko Artz Collective Pocharte Peace and Freedom Party Radioactive Future Raza Rights Coalition Red Calaca Arts Collective Teatro Izcalli

San Diego Community Mobilizes to Defend Chicano …

The Brown Berets National Organization also has set up another event page, which can be seen here. The history of Chicano Park is an example of autonomous self-organization and self-determination that is powerful, as is the …

Los Brown Berets de Aztlán tienen planeado marchas para ...

La marcha fue el mismo fin de semana que se celebra 51 años de Chicano Park Day. El movimiento Chicano empezó a finales de los años 60 y nació Los Brown Berets de Aztlán, en el año 1967. La organización de Los Brown Berets San Diego se han dedicado a ayudar, alzar, y sobre todo proteger a la comunidad Chicana.

Memorial tribute to Brown Beret Irene Mena to honor her ...

Event includes flag-raising at Chicano Park ... Mena -- of Mexican and Filipino descent who grew up in Barrio Logan -- was the former honorary grandmother of the local Brown Berets organization ...

San Diego protest calls to end barrio ... - Liberation News

San Diego protest calls to end barrio warfare. Shouts of "Chicano power" echoed through San Diego on April 24 as dozens of people marched in the streets, calling for revolutionary change and an end to violence and exploitation. Led by the Brown Berets de Aztlan, the "End Barrio Warfare" march was militant and disciplined.

CHICANO Brown Berets - Facebook

We are the Chicano Brown Berets and our Goal is to Serve our people in a positive way. This Group is for our Raza and/or Supporters of. We reserve the …

50 Years Ago: Brown Beret Member Reflects on Push …

Chicano Park in the Barrio Logan neighborhood of San Diego, an area steeped with Latin-American culture, was saved in the early 1970s because of an effort that included the Brown Berets.

A Walk Through Chicano Park With The Brown Berets - YouTube

Every year under the San Diego-Coronado Bridge in the Barrio of Logan Heights is where Chicano Park is located. A festival takes place to honors the communit...