Education

Mendez v. Westminster: School Desegregation and Mexican-American Rights

Philippa Strum

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Philippa Strum discusses Mendez v. Westminster, the first case about school segregation to be successfully challenged in federal court.  She spoke at Busboys and Poets in Washington, DC.   

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Philippa Strum

Philippa Strum is a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center.  Her books include Women in the Barracks: The VMI Case and Equal Rights and When the Nazis Came to Skokie: Freedom for the Speech We Hate.  For more, visit: wilsoncenter.org.


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Mendez v. Westminster: School Desegregation and Mexican-American Rights

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