Remembering The Uvalde Public School Walkout of 1970

Introduction During the heyday of the Chicano Movement (1962-1978), school walkouts were organized to disrupt what MAYO (Mexican American Youth Organization) activists called “the ongoing mis-education of Chicano students.” [1] From Los Angeles, California to the Rio Grande Valley, in deep South Texas, public schools exploded with protest activity as students poured out of classes … Continue reading Remembering The Uvalde Public School Walkout of 1970