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Voices of History: Sylvia Mendez

May 13, 2014 2:23

Sylvia Mendez was 9 when her father became a plaintiff in a lawsuit that forced the Westminster school district, in Orange County, Calif., to allow children of Mexican descent to attend schools with white students. Education Week Video

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