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The National Chicano Moratorium by  Rubén Salazar
(05/1970)
"Justice is the most important word in race relations."

Lemon v. Kurtzman
(1971)

"...not to teach a course in religion for so long as...he or she receives any salary supplements."

Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenberg
(1971)

"Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal."

War Powers Act
(11/07/1973)

"Collective judgment of both the Congress and the President will apply to the introduction of United States Armed Forces into hostilities."

Nixon Resigns
(08/08/1974)

"...process of healing that is so desperately needed in America."

Mexican American Political Power by  Vilma S. Martínez
(1975)

"registered Chicano voters are not being placed on the voting lists"

Regents of the University of California v. Bakke
(1978)

"Any consideration to race in its admissions process must be reversed."

Teheran Students Seize U.S Embassy And Hold Hostages: Ask Shah's Return And Trial
(11/04/1979)

Excerpts from an Iran Hostage's Diary by  Robert C. Ode
(11/04/1979 to 01/19/1981)

"There was much room for improvement in our treatment."

The Supreme Court Affirms the Rights of Undocumented Immigrants
(06/15/1982)

"an alien is surely a "person" in any ordinary sense of that term"

Age Discrimination in Employment Act
(1986)

"All workers over age 40 are protected."

Richmond v. Croson
(01/23/1989)

"For the purpose of promoting wider participation by minority business..."

Texas v. Johnson
(03/21/1989 to 06/21/1989)

"America, the red, white, and blue, we spit on you."

Asserting Cultural Sovereignty by  Wisconsin Indian Education Association
(1992)

“Indian mascots and logos separate, marginalize, confuse, intimidate and harm American Indian children”

Asserting Tribal Sovereignty by  The United Nations Seminar on Indigenous Land Rights and Claims
(1996)

“Governments should recognize the land rights and titles of indigenous peoples”

California Proposition 209
(1996)

"The state shall not discriminate against, or grant preferential treatment to, any individual or group..."

Welfare Reform Act of 1996
(1996)

"Promotion of responsible fatherhood and motherhood is integral to successful child rearing."

Preventing the Exploitation of Native American Cultures by  War Against Exploiters of Lakota Spirituality
(1998)

“We have suffered the unspeakable indignity of having our most precious Lakota ceremonies and spiritual practices desecrated, mocked and abused by non-Indian “wannabes”

“The New Buffalo”? by  Bill Clinton
(1999)

“I have seen not poverty but progress”