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Sylvia Mendez and Sandra Mendez Duran

Sylvia Mendez (left), 73, talks to her sister Sandra Mendez Duran (right), 59, about Mendez v. Westminster, their family’s 1945 lawsuit that won Mexican-American children the right to attend white schools.

Originally aired March 26, 2010, on NPR’s Morning Edition.