Discussion Questions

Students Rising

Students view a clip on the situation of Mexican American students in Los Angeles in the 1960s, and how self-concepts and expectations began to change

Stories of Arrival

Latinos have come to be part of the United States through many different avenues: immigrants seeking a better life, refugees driven by war, and those

Who Are Latinos?

Who are Latinos? What does the term Latino American reference? In this quick, introductory activity, students consider their own preconceptions of Latinos, view a trailer

Anti-Chinese Massacre of 1871

In this lesson, students explore the complexities of race, violence and vigilante justice in early Los Angeles. In 1871, the population of Los Angeles was

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