Mendez v. Westminster

Here’s an interesting little bit of audio from NPR/StoryCorps,  (America’s largest nonprofit national oral history project):

Sylvia Mendez talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran about Mendez v. Westminster, their family’s 1945 lawsuit that won Mexican-American children the right to attend white schools.

Click here to go to NPR/StoryCorps and listen

Posted on March 26, 2010, in history, racism, women. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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