#GoogleDoodles Guide: Behind the Doodle: Celebrating Felicitas Mendez

On the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 in the U.S., today’s Doodle celebrates Puerto Rican civil rights pioneer and business owner Felicitas Mendez. Alongside her husband Gonzalo, Felicitas helped to spearhead and win the monumental lawsuit Mendez v. Westminster, which in 1946 resulted in the first US federal court ruling against public school segregation almost a decade before Brown v. Board of Education. Various archival images courtesy of the Mendez Family ------- To follow Google Doodles on YouTube, subscribe to: @GoogleDoodles

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