Con Safos: Reflections of Life in the Barrio – Founding Members

Museum of Social Justice & UCLA History Corps Intern, Franklin Spencer had the opportunity to speak with two of the original founding members of Con Safos: Reflections of Life the Barrio magazine, Antonio Gomez (left) and editor-in-chief, Arturo Flores (center).  Spencer (right) gained a firsthand view of the Moratorium and the death of Los Angeles Times journalist Ruben Salazar through the perspectives of Gomez and Flores. They stand before the Memorial Portrait of Ruben Salazar by Con Safos art editor, Sergio Hernandez. Con Safos members carried the wood panel portrait during the 16 of September 1970 march in East Los Angeles.

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