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Chicano Art Research Paper

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A Chicano/Chicano is someone of Mexican decent or born in Mexico, but are residents and citizens of the Unites States. From the power point I learned that there are four different criteria in Chicano art that help express the culture of Mexican Americans. Expose oppression, rewrite Mexican American experiences into history, Create social and racial pride and showing and oppositional way of thinking. I also learned about some of the history behind Chicanos and how it all started with the Chicano movement in the 1960. They wanted to raise awareness about the inequalities and discrimination that many Mexican Americans had to phase. Chicano used art as a form of spreading awareness to their communities as well as using art to represent their culture.
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