Summary: The Chicana/O Mural Environment

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After reading chapter 4, “The Chicana/o Mural Environment”, I thought of all the murals I’ve seen and how I didn’t really pay attention to them. The author focuses on murals located in Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco. I smiled when I read this because I’ve seen at least one mural in each city. The reading talks about how each mural has meaning and most of the time the meaning will depend in the area that is located in. I’m from L.A county so I’ve been to East L.A. I’ve seen many murals there, but never really thought much of them. East L.A. is full of history, especially for the chicano community and it’s sad to say that people that don’t live there might not know much about the beautiful art that surrounds the area. Next time I go,

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