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LA Thirteen 1

Page history last edited by Destiny Beaman 8 years, 10 months ago
  • Chicano students in East Los Angeles to protest academic prejudice and dire school conditions
    • Students were forbidden from speaking Spanish in class or from using the restrooms during their lunchtime
    • some 20,000 teenagers took to the streets 
    • The school taught so that Mexican- American history was denied or ignored 
      • Steered them toward labor and away from colleges 



  • Chicano Movement 
    • The student walkouts occurred in Denver and East LA of 1968 
  • The Movement....  
    • Addressed negative stereotypes 
      • in mass media 
      • the American consciousness 
      •  discrimination in public and private institutions 
    • Got rights 
      • restoration of land grants to farm workers' rights 
      • enhanced education


      • political rights
      • awareness of collective history of Mexican-Americans

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