Benito's Way (2018)
Full transcript: "I’m Benito Juarez, a representation of the 26th president of Mexico who fought against foreign occupation. You might be asking, of what importance am I to the history of San Diego. Well, maybe a better question to ask is what other widely recognized public figure would represent the underrepresented of this city? In an age when the city was attempting to make San Diego racially white, who do you think was going to build these growing number of naval ships? It was none other than the people of southeast San Diego including the residents of Barrio Logan where where we are standing who were willing to do the dirtiest and most dangerous work in this city. And so, by the National Steel Shipbuilding Company immigrants and people of color became employed. Together, with the armed force becoming less and less segregated, the City’s plans for whiteness began to fail."
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