Aug 20, 2015

Recalling the walkouts of 1968 - San Antonio Express-News

In the spring of 1968, major demonstrations against the Vietnam war, poverty and racial discrimination rocked major U.S. cities, as did riots after Martin Luther King Jr. was killed. In March, in East Los Angeles, nearly 22,000 Chicano students walked out of schools to protest a demeaning curriculum designed to channel Mexican-Americans into the labor force rather than college — a single wave of...

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