Consuelo Flores

Consuelo Flores ’06 ’08 (Los Angeles, BA, MFA) was featured by the Los Angeles Times in a cover story about the Chicano Moratorium and its vast 1970 march that ended in police brutality. Flores, who attended the march as a nine-year-old, remembers the day fifty years ago when she wore her prized red tennis shoes to “a celebratory marcha for peace”—and then the police showed up, wielding batons. Read the full story here.