Fire in the Streets: The West High Bloweouts!

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9th Avenue from Elati to Galapago was covered in smoke so thick you couldn’t see in front of you. On March 19, 1969, the students at West High School walked out to protest racism and marginalization in the schools, they were met with tear gas, arrests and police batons in an event remembered as “The West High Blowouts”.

Event Dates
Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from Thursday, October 10, 2019 through Sunday, October 27, 2019
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Angelina Gurule


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