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The woman who fought school segregation before Brown v. Board of Education

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Sylvia Mendez was a young girl in the 1940s when her parents fought for Latinos to have access to white schools in the California court case Mendez v. Westminster. They won in 1947. Shereen Marisol Meraji /NPR
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