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The Chicano Movement, also known as El Movimiento, was a social and political movement inspired by acts of resistance from people of Mexican descent in the 1940s and 1950s, and the Black Power movement, that worked to support a Chicano/a identity.

The Chicano Movement was heavily influenced by and entwined with the Black Power movement.

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