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Q&A: Author Of Book About Larry Itliong Talks About Why She Writes About Filipino-American History

Journey For Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong is the first Filipino-American children’s history book written about Larry Itliong that covers his fight against discrimination, unfair wages and poor working … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Carlos Jiménez Taught and Made History at Bravo High

After almost half a century as a teacher, Carlos Jiménez is retiring, leaving behind a legacy of inspiring students with his teachings on Mexican American history. Boyle Heights Beat sat … Continue reading

July 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Learning About LGBTQ History Helps Queer Feel Safe, Panelists Say

History textbooks describe the accomplishments of history’s most influential figures, all the way from kings and presidents to civil rights leaders. Yet LGBTQ+ figures are rarely included in classroom education. … Continue reading

November 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

A few ideas to rename Robert E. Lee Elementary

Residents discussed possible name replacements for Robert E. Lee Elementary School at a Long Beach Board of Education meeting. People of different ethnicities had different recommendations, but all agreed that … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

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