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Separate is Never Equal
By Vanessa Alvarez | Latinx Flint Media
“Separate is Never Equal” by Duncan Tonatiuh is the seventh book reading in the Hispanic Heritage Month book series by Latinx Technology & Community Center.
FLINT, MI- The Latinx Technology and Community Center invites everyone to recognize and celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! A commemoration that is linked to the independence of several Latin American nations and uplifts rich cultural traditions. This celebration has become a vital opportunity to dispel ignorance, prejudice and fear through education about multiculturalism and the history of the countless contributions of Latinx communities.
The final book in the Hispanic Heritage Month series is “Separate is Never Equal – Sylvia Mendez & Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation” by Duncan Tonatiuh. This story takes you to know the life of Silvia Mendez and the injustices she had to overcome in order to have a good education. It shows us that no matter the color of your skin, no one is inferior to another person and we all have the right to an education. Have you ever experienced something similar?
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