Read

(1) Mario T. García and Sal Castro, Blowout! Sal Castro and the Chicano Struggle for Educational Justice (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2014).

(2) The Students Demands. Kelly Simpson, “East L.A. Blowouts: Walking Out for Justice in the Classrooms,” KCET, March 7, 2012, https://www.kcet.org/departures-columns/east-la-blowouts-walking-out-for-justice-in-the-classrooms.

(3) Elaine Woo, “Sal Castro Dies at 79; L.A. teacher played role in 1968 protests,” Los Angeles Times, April 15, 2013, http://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-sal-castro-20130416-story.html.

(4) Julie Chang, “Does a new Texas textbook whitewash Mexican-American history?” Austin American-Statesman, June 10, 2016, http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/state-regional-govt-politics/does-a-new-texas-textbook-whitewash-mexican-americ/nrdYt/.

Watch

(1) “Sal Castro & the 1968 East LA Walkouts,” directed by Pat Morrison and produced by Alison Sotomayor, National Hispanic Media Coalition, Impact Awards Gala, 2006, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3TKnj0fXZs. (15 minutes)

(2) “Taking Back our Schools,” episode 3 of Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement, directed by Public Broadcasting Service, 1996, T.V. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY6cytReBm8 (54 minutes)

(3) “Sandra Robbie honored at Awards 40.” Sandra Robbie directed a film about the Mendez v. Westminster case in Orange County, CA. This clip gives an overview of the case. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAiqsKegJjA (4 minutes)

(4) “Austin Revealed: Chicano Civil Rights ‘Desegregation & Education.’” KLRU TV, 2016. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y30BmZ9bJDo (11 minutes)