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Sal Castro Dead

Sal Castro and Chicano Educational Justice

Mario T. Garcia | Posted 06.17.2013 | Latino Voices
Mario T. Garcia

Sal Castro was the epitome of what it means to be a teacher, and we surely today need teachers such as Sal. But he is also someone who made history -- American history -- and he needs to be recognized as a major figure in American educational and civil rights history.

Chicano Rights Leader Passes Away

AP | Posted 06.16.2013 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES — Sal Castro, a social studies teacher who played a leading role in 1960s Chicano student walkouts, has died at age 79. Castro had ...