Raul Ruiz

Former Editor/ Photographer, La Raza Newspaper/Magazine

Raul Ruiz, PhD, is a professor of Chicano Studies at Cal State Northridge and former editor and photographer for La Raza, a Chicano-movement newspaper started in the late 1960s that operated through the early-1980s. He was one of the photographers at the Chicano Moratorium on August 29, 1970 when the Los Angeles County Sherriff’s deputy fired the tear-gas projectile into the Silver Dollar bar that ultimately killed Ruben Salazar.