The Fifth-Graders Who Put Mexican Repatriation Back Into History Books
When a California history class noticed the U.S. 1930s Mexican Repatriation had been left out of the curriculum, they decided to take it up with the state Legislature.
About 400,000 people were pressured or forced into “repatriation” by the United States. Photo from University of Denver.
Ethnic studies looms large in education, and, in some cases, remains a subject of controversy.