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By Margarita Berta-Avila,Anita Tijerina-Revilla,Julie Figueroa

In 1968 over 10,000 Chicana/o highschool scholars in East l. a. walked out in their faculties within the first significant protest opposed to racism and academic inequality staged via Mexican american citizens within the usa. They ignited the Mexican-American civil rights move, which opened the doorways to better schooling and equivalent chance in employment for Mexican americans and different Latinos formerly excluded. Marching Students is a collaborative attempt through Chicana/o students in numerous fields to put the 1968 walkouts and Chicana and Chicano Civil Rights circulate in historic context, highlighting the contribution of Chicana/o educators, scholars, and neighborhood activists to minority education.

Contributors: Alejandro Covarrubias, Xico González, Eracleo Guevara, Adriana Katzew, Lilia R. De Katzew, Rita Kohli, Edward M. Olivos, Alejo Padilla, Carmen E. Quintana, Evelyn M. Rangel-Medina, Marianna Rivera, Daniel G. Solórzano, Carlos Tejeda

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