In July 2014, when the Rancho Santiago Community College District Board of Trustees named the Santiago Canyon College Library after civil rights pioneer Lorenzo Ramirez (one of the five fathers who were plaintiffs in the landmark Mendez, et al v. Westminster school desegregation case in the late 1940s), then board president Jose Solorio called Ramirez "a hero to our community and to all people who believe that everyone deserves equal rights ..."
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Do you know who doesn't believe that everyone deserves equal rights? Those who have been in power positions in Saudi Arabia for centuries. That did not stop the RSCCD board this week from continuing its controversial $105 million consulting contract with two technical schools in the Middle Eastern country, however.More »