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“Friendship Park Silent March”

“Open Friendship Park Silent March” – Video and interviews collected during a June 13, 2021 “silent march” to re-open the family meeting area at Border Field State Park in San Diego, California. For more information about how to support the effort to reopen the Friendship Circle, visit the Friends of Friendship Park website at: https://www.friendshippark.org. …

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Interview with Leticia, Detention Center Detainee

“Leticia” – April 9, 2021 interview with a former immigration detainee who describes her experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic while in detention at the Otay Mesa Detention Center. This was a collaboration with the U.S.-Mexico Border Program for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). Run time: 12:29. Video by Harry L. Simón Salazar, Assistant Professor …

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El Triunfo de la Voluntad

EL TRIUNFO DE LA VOLUNTAD Por Roberto Bardini Conocí a Harry Simón en junio de 2000, en el barrio Logan de San Diego, cuando llegué a California como corresponsal del diario La Jornada. Él había nacido en Los Ángeles 26 años atrás, de padres mexicanos. Durante el día trabajaba como maestro de escuela y por …

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Anastasio Hernández Rojas Mural, Chicano Park

A close-up view of the Anastasio Hernández Rojas mural in Chicano Park, 09/12/2020, a few days before the scaffolding was taken down. This was at the presentation of the mural activity for Anastasio’s family and members of the Chicano Park community. Seeing the artwork up close moved me deeply. Felicitaciones a los muralistas – thank …

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