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Mike Bravo
Lindsey Haley Chicana Writer
Lindsey Haley is a Chicana journalist, playwright, poet and lowrider. She moved to Venice in her adolescence and still lives on the West Side today. Lindsey was writing cover stories for Lowrider Magazine at its peak in the 80’s, and still expresses her culture through writing.
Richard Cortez of venice sitting on a bench
Richard shares some memories of Venice and the Westside from a #Chicano experience. From the days before the #90freeway to daily hood life, activities, understandings, and social challenges. He also touches on understandings about "gang" life, addiction, and police brutality.
west los angeles gardner man
Sergio Inzunza, a Culver City gardener with 26 years under his belt, offers reflection on West L.A.'s changes over the decades.
Angie Behrens, esteemed elder of the Gabrielino Tongva tribe,shares glimpses and experiences of early West LA through the vibrant lenses of both her Tongva and Mexican heritages
Frank Casillas of Santa Monica
Frank Casillas is not just a 95-year-old man. He's witness to the hidden history of Santa Monica..
Frankie Duarte is a West Los legend and treasure. Legendary boxer, great guy, and also a champion outside the boxing ring.
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Lindsey Haley Chicana Writer
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west los angeles gardner man
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