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"No Mexicans, Negroes or Dogs Allowed"

Feb 25, 2009 05:56 AM
by MKR

As late as 1950s, people in San Antonio, Texas has seen signs such as "No
Mexicans, Negroes or Dogs Allowed". At that time San Antonio had about
30-40% hispanic population. There is a very interesting article in the local
newspaper. See link below. Theosophists would be interested in reading it.
Also may like watching PBS documentary "A Class Apart".

In 1932, when Jiddu Krishnamurti visited and lectured to an audience of
2,500 in the city auditorium, Mexicans and Negroes were not allowed. He gave
a second lecture at a local school just for the Mexicans and Negroes and of
course everyone else was invited.

As another anecdotal matter, it appears that Indians were, in early days of
this century were refered to as Niggers as well by the English and

Here is the link for the article about Hispanics.



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