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Friday, February 28 • 3:50pm - 4:50pm
Repatriados to Zoot Suiters--Unknown Nativism, Consequences in Plain Sight in Los Angeles

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A mass exodus of 50,000 people, ⅓ LA’s Mexican community, 60% American citizens, is unknown and not taught in California schools.  We need to teach how Mexican families were shipped to Mexico.  We need to teach how Repatriation led to Sleepy Lagoon and the Zoot Suit Riots during World War II while forever changing Los Angeles and its people.

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Robert Kelly

Teacher/Coach, Minarets High School
Bob Kelly teaches social studies (AP US History, AP Government and AP Economics as well as US History, economics, government, and psychology)  at Minarets HIgh School outside Yosemite in the Sierra Nevada foothills.  He loves helping his students think for themselves!  Bob has... Read More →

Friday February 28, 2020 3:50pm - 4:50pm PST
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