The Lemon Grove Incident and the Making of a History Professor with Luis Alvarez

11/30/2021; 10 minutes

More than 20 years before the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education decision, a small Mexican community in Lemon Grove, California fought for and secured for their children the right to an equal education. Luis Alvarez, PhD, a professor of history at UC San Diego, grandson of the plaintiff in Roberto Alvarez vs. the Board of Trustees of the Lemon Grove School District, shares how his family's history shaped his world view and career path. (#36559)

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