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Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation

by Tonatiuh, Duncan Year Published: 2014

Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 in California

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