Love & Walkouts : Code Switch In 1968, thousands of students participated in a series of protests for equity in education that sparked the Chicano Movement. But for two of the students at one struggling high school, that civil unrest — which became known as East L.A. Walkouts — also marked the beginning of a 50-year romance. This week, Code Switch is cosigning that love story, brought to us by our play-cousins at Latino USA.
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Love & Walkouts

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In 1968, thousands of students participated in a series of protests for equity in education that sparked the Chicano Movement. But for two of the students at one struggling high school, that civil unrest — which became known as East L.A. Walkouts — also marked the beginning of a 50-year romance. This week, Code Switch is cosigning that love story, brought to us by our play-cousins at Latino USA.

Left: Yoli Ríos. Right: Bobby Verdugo. Courtesy of Bobby Verdugo and Yoli Ríos hide caption

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Left: Yoli Ríos. Right: Bobby Verdugo.

Courtesy of Bobby Verdugo and Yoli Ríos