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lundi 14 septembre 2020

Google Doodle honors civil rights pioneer Felicitas Mendez for Hispanic Heritage Month

Google Doodle honors civil rights pioneer Felicitas Mendez for Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month begins in the U.S. on September 15, celebrating the history, culture, heritage, and achievements of Hispanic and Latino Americans. To mark the occasion, Google is releasing a Google Doodle honoring Felicitas Mendez, a Puerto Rican business owner and civil rights pioneer who was instrumental in desegregating U.S. public schools.

Born in Puerto Rico in 1916, Mendez moved to the U.S. as a preteen where her family worked in the fields. She eventually married Mexican immigrant Gonzalo Mendez, and together they opened bar and grill La Prieta in Santa Ana before moving to Westminster to lease an asparagus farm. Read more...

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from Mashable https://mashable.com/article/google-doodle-felicitas-mendez-hispanic-heritage/
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