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    The Story of Chavez Ravine

    How generations of Mexican Americans were forced from their homes to make way for a public housing project that never came about. And what do you do with 300 acres of prime real estate? Build a Major League Baseball stadium, of course. Read full story here

    “It’s the tragedy of my life, absolutely. I was responsible for uprooting I don’t know how many hundreds of people from their own little valley and having the whole thing destroyed.”

    - Frank Wilkinson, former assistant director, Los Angeles City Housing Authority

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        Omigosh….that pic of the little girl crying. So sad.
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        It is one sad story.
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        This is so fucking sad…
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        We covered this in my Urban Studies & Planning classes at university. No wonder some fans at that stadium are always...
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        Today in The More Things Change …
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