"Mendez v. Westminster": Desegregating California's Schools


Subject:
Education , California: Education , Public Schools , Integration/Segregation

Description:
Video clip, background essay, and discussion questions about the "Mendez v. Westminster" California school desegregation case. "In 1946, eight years before the landmark Supreme Court decision in 'Brown v. Board of Education,' Mexican Americans in Orange County, California won ... [this] class action lawsuit to dismantle the segregated school system that existed there." A part of Teacher's Domain from the WGBH Educational Foundation.

Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/osi04.soc.ush.civil.mendez/


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