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  • Writer's pictureGabriel San Roman

Spurgeon Students Unveil 'En Defensa de Santa Ana' Mural!

Updated: Sep 24, 2020

Students, teachers and parents filed into "The C Quad" at Spurgeon Intermediate School in SanTana that played host for their "Noche de Justicia" (Justice Night). The program, organized by Spurgeon Social Justice Club celebrated the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education desegregation case. Presentations, a video on Mendez, et al v Westminster and a holiday choir performance rounded out the evening. But the big moment for the club, comprised of 7th, 8th and 9th graders, was the cloth draped over a mural titled En Defensa de Santa Ana (In Defense of Santa Ana), their contribution to their home city's gentrification battles.

Read more on my latest OC Weekly Navel Gazing Blog post:

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