Monday, September 15, 2008

USPS Stamp: Mendez v. Westminster School District

With this stamp, the U.S. Postal Service marks the 60th anniversary of a groundbreaking World War II-era legal case, Mendez v. Westminster School District, in which a group of civic-minded Hispanic parents in California successfully sued to end segregation in their schools. This stamp was designed by Rafael Lopez and was issued in Santa Ana, CA 09/14/07 (Source: and Mendez-Westminister Case Blog)

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