Ghosts of Dallas: March For Santos Rodriguez, 1973

Mercantile_Protest“People march along Main Street to protest the death of Santos Rodriguez,” July 1973.

Last week marked the 40th anniversary of the killing of the 12-year-old boy by a Dallas police officer, an incident that “sparked the closest thing to a race riot in the city’s history.”

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Original photo: From the collections of the Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Photo: Kyle Pennington

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