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Viramontes’ passion for bringing erased communities to the forefront of literature and history has materialized into several acclaimed literary works. (Photo Credit: Dave Burbank)

Erased History, Forgotten Communities

Piecing Together History, Expunged

Photo Credit: Dave Burbank

Forgotten Communities

“They eviscerated the community. And they also segregated us in a way. After the freeways, we were no longer a part of the living, breathing body of the city.”

Creative Writing

Photo Credit: Dave Burbank

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