Friday, January 29, 2016

2016-01-28 Zinn Education Project's post via Occupy Wall St.

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atory gasoline bath and convinced 30 other trolley passengers to do the same. More joined in what became known as the Bath Riots. Torres was arrested and the fumigation of day laborers, with DDT and Zyklon B, continued until the 1950s. (Yes, the same Zyklon B used by the Nazis who studied and wrote approvingly about the practice used by the U.S. at the border.)
Profile. By David Dorado Romo. The story of the 1917 Bath Riots at the U.S.-Mexico border in Juarez, where 17-year-old Carmelita Torres led a protest of the toxic chemical “baths” requ…

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