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Separate Is Never Equal

Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Mar 31, 2017JuliaK_KCMO rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Long before Brown v. Board of Education, there was a little Mexiccan-American girl in California who wondered why she and her brothers had to go to school in a far-away shack while other children -- including her own fairer-skinned cousins -- attended the nicer one in their own neighborhood. Tonatiuh's simple but powerful story shows how the Mendez family helped end desegregation in California schools.