Tracing history, honoring a community

Tracing history, honoring a community

By Dawn Bonker – Senior Writer – Blogs.Chapman.edu – Photo Not Credited. Located in the historic Cypress Street Barrio, the mural is the catalyst for Chapman’s participation in the initiative. Painted onto the exterior garage walls of a single-story...
Literal Whitewashing of Chicago’s Latino Murals

Literal Whitewashing of Chicago’s Latino Murals

By Andrea Penman-Lomeli – CityLab.com – Photo Pilsen Alliance Iconic images—of Frida Kahlo, Emiliano Zapata, Subcomandante Marcos, and César Chávez—once adorned a historic building in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, alongside portraits of neighborhood...