Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
When Sylvia and her family moved from Santa Ana to Westminster in 1944, they were told that she and her siblings couldn’t attend the school closest to them. Instead, they were sent to the “school for Mexicans.” This book tells the true story of Sylvia’s fight for the right to attend her neighborhood school.
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