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  2. Chicano Movement - Wikipedia

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    The Chicano Movement, also referred to as El Movimiento, was a social and political movement in the United States inspired by prior acts of resistance among people of Mexican descent, especially of Pachucos in the 1940s and 1950s, and the Black Power movement, that worked to embrace a Chicano/a identity and worldview that combated structural racism, encouraged cultural revitalization, and ...

  3. Food desert - Wikipedia

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    The program even led kids to start a community garden at their school. The program allowed the students to engage in hands-on learning to educate them about agriculture, food scarcity, and nutrition while helping bridge the gap of food access for some of their peers who could now bring home food from the surrounding farms or the school garden.

  4. Kalamazoo College - Wikipedia

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    Several courses in the college incorporate service-learning into their curricula. Programs in service-learning include Community Advocates for Parents and Students, Helping Youth through Personal Empowerment, Academic Mentorship In Giants On-going Success, the Woodward School, Keeping the Doors Open, and Farms to K. Study abroad

  5. 1992 Los Angeles riots - Wikipedia

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    The 10-day waiting period in California law stymied those who wanted to purchase firearms while the riot was going on. [209] In a survey of local residents in 2010, 77 percent felt that the economic situation in Los Angeles had significantly worsened since 1992. [203]

  6. Left-libertarianism - Wikipedia

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    That includes concerns for worker empowerment, worry about plutocracy, concerns about feminism and various kinds of social equality." Anthony Gregory maintains that libertarianism "can refer to any number of varying and at times mutually exclusive political orientations."

  7. Prison abolition movement - Wikipedia

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    The prison abolition movement is a network of groups and activists that seek to reduce or eliminate prisons and the prison system, and replace them with systems of rehabilitation that do not place a focus on punishment and government institutionalization.

  8. Jack Kemp - Wikipedia

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    Jack French Kemp (July 13, 1935 – May 2, 2009) was an American politician and a professional gridiron football player. A member of the Republican Party from New York, he served as Housing Secretary in the administration of President George H. W. Bush from 1989 to 1993, having previously served nine terms in the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1989.

  9. Filipino Americans - Wikipedia

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    History. Filipino sailors were the first Asians in North America. The first documented presence of Filipinos in what is now the United States dates back to October 1587 around Morro Bay, California, with the first permanent settlement in Louisiana in 1763, the settlers there were called "Manilamen" and they served in the Battle of New Orleans during the closing stages of the War of 1812, after ...