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Anniversary of the take-over of Chicano Park – April 22, 1970

April 22, 2009
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This was the day a new park was born, created out of the dirt of a Highway Patrol station. The people of Barrio Logan on this day seized land that was supposed to hold a CHP station. They made it into a park – Chicano Park – which today stands as an historic center for murals, art, Chicano and Mexican-American culture… Read in full at OB RAG

Jess Santos’ essay “The History of Chicano Park” Found HERE

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