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The Date Farmers: Mexican History, Politics and the Struggles of the Migrant Worker All Inform the Works of This East Valley Art Collective

The area surrounding the city of Coachella is dominated by farms, ranches, orchards and the laborers who work on them. As I drove to meet Armando Lerma at his Date Farmers art studio, I passed fields where migrant farmworkers were doing their jobs under the brutal summer sun. This is one of the places where […]