Independent Lens

Ovarian Psycos - East L.A. & Chicano Civil Rights - Clip

Clip: Season 18 Episode 11 | 2m 13s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from Independent Lens documentary Ovarian Psycos, Andi Xoch, one of the members of the Ovas bike brigade, talks about growing up as the child of Mexican immigrants in East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights, where Mexican culture was everywhere. This was the birthplace of the Chicano civil rights movement, in which women were respected core community organizers.

Aired: 03/26/17

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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