This issue features the Compton Swapmeet on the cover by ANTHNYXYZ (which has been converted into a Walmart) and includes an exclusive interview with the emerging artist. It also includes a photo essay series by Angeleno Heart documenting primarily South Central people and the buildings that made them...Essay by Nikolai Garcia on the cultural significance of the Compton Swapmeet on Chicano families and West Coast hiphop...A critical breakdown of the problematic conquistador origin of "X" that is popularly used in "Xicanx" by Dominick Ortiz...and more...
Tanya Ko Hong
Jane Akweley Odartey
Donna Liseth Quintanilla
Michael T. Smith
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