Separate is never equal : Sylvia Mendez and her family's fight for desegregation / Duncan Tonatiuh.
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- ISBN: 9781629238562
- ISBN: 1629238562
- ISBN: 9781419710544
- ISBN: 1419710540
- Physical Description: 1 audio disc (22 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: Holland, OH : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 
- Copyright: ℗2014.
Accompanying book published by Abrams in 2014.
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|Participant or Performer Note:||
Read by Adriana Sananes.
Almost ten years before Brown vs. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez and her parents helped end school segregation in California. An American citizen of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage who spoke and wrote perfect English, Mendez was denied enrollment to a whites-only school. Her parents took action by organizing the Hispanic community and filing a lawsuit in federal district court. Their success eventually brought an end to the era of segregated education in California.
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