Chicano Park

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Chicano Park San Diego was already such a historic place for the Mexicans living there. So when the government tried taking the land that was rich in history and culture from the people, there was protest. The neighborhood known as barrio Logan was rich in population consisting of many Chicanos where the population was 20,000 and it was like a little village of Mexico in the U.S. The people of barrio Logan never had to …

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…the Chicano people. This kind of reaction by the anglo communities followed in various occasions as time went on. The federal government and its agencies watched and recorded the moves of many Chicano leaders, to eventually infiltrate the movement known as the “Chicano movement.” The struggle continues today, but in a much more quiet fashion. The struggle of our ancestors will never be forgotten, and inspires us to fight everyday against anything in our way.