Martin Luther King Day is unique among American holidays, in the sense that it does not commemorate a […]

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“I remember the Queen was beautiful, and the parade came down from Hicks Camp to Medina Court. The […]

“I was born in San Gabriel. […] There was no hospital in El Monte at the time.”[1] Here […]