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Sylvia Mendez is an American civil rights activist of Mexican-Puerto Rican heritage. At age eight, she played an instrumental role in the Mendez v. Westminster case, the landmark desegregation case of 1946. Wikipedia
Born : June 7, 1936 (age 84?years), Santa Ana, CA
Nationality : American
Sylvia Mendez (born June 7, 1936) is an American civil rights activist of Mexican-?Puerto Rican heritage. At age eight, she played an instrumental role in the?... Early years · Mendez v. Westminster · Aftermath · Legacy
Apr 17, 2016 · Sylvia Mendez at her home in Fullerton. Mendez's father, Gonzalo, was at the center of Mendez vs. Westminster, which desegregated California?...
However, many do not know the story of Sylvia Mendez, her family, and all of those who fought to end segregation in education in California. Sylvia Mendez was?...
A piece of history forgotten... Sylvia Mendez is the daughter of Gonzalo Mendez, a Mexican immigrant and. Felicitas Mendez, a Puerto Rican immigrant, who?...
Sylvia Mendez, who received the Presidential Medal of Freedom (link is external) at a 2011 White House ceremony, was a child when she was turned away from a??...
Sep 18, 2019 · Mendez Case Was Overshadowed for Decades. U.S. President Barack Obama presenting the 2010 Medal of Freedom to Sylvia Mendez, a civil.
Sylvia Méndez was born in 1936 in Santa Ana, CA to a Puerto Rican mother and a Mexican father. As a young child, she attended a school for Hispanic children.
(born 1936). As a girl, American civil rights activist and nurse Sylvia Mendez was forbidden to attend a public elementary school in Orange county, California.
Jan 7, 2020 · Sylvia Mendez is the daughter of Mexican and Puerto Rican immigrants who operated an agricultural business in Westminster, CA.
Westminster and the California Board of Education ended segregation in California school districts. In this interview, Sylvia Mendez tells her story and describes?...
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