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Latino Civil Rights Movement
First Avenue Bridge mural in Los Angeles depicts the first female Mexican American union leader, Dolores Huerta.
Mendez v. Westminster (1946)
In third grade, Sylvia Mendez was denied admission to a White-only elementary school in Los Angeles.
Her family brought suit and the eventual
**Mendez v. Westminster**
court decisions desegregated schools in California, years before the Brown v. Board of Education case.
Cesar Chavez, June 1972
Background: Mendez v. Westminster Re-Enactment
Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
. Duncan Tonatinuh (2013)
Latinos and Civil Rights
Invisible No More: The Latino Struggle for Civil Rights
Latino Americans: Timeline of Important Events
Hispanics: The Forgotten Class in Civil Rights History
from LBJ Presidential Library
Image: National Museum of American History
Delano Grape Strike and Boycott, 1965-1970
The Grape Strike and Boycott
, from United Farm Workers
The Forgotten Filipino-Americans Who Led the Delano Grape Strike
, KQED News (September 5, 2015)
Legacy of the Delano Grape Strike, 50 Years Later,
San Francisco Chronicle (September 16, 2015)
Against All Odds: Cesar Chavez & the Delano Grape Strike
, Cesar Chavez Foundation
Delano Grap Strike and Boycott, 1965
from Records of Rights, National Archives
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