Over a two-day span in May 1974, six former and current University of Colorado students were killed in two Boulder car bombings. They became known as Los Seis de Boulder. All six had been involved in Chicano activism on campus which culminated in students staging a sit-in in one of the University buildings. Today a public art sculpture will be formally unveiled outside the building where that sit-in happened, Temporary Building 1. David Young and his mother Dora Esquibel were students at CU at the time of the bombings. He spoke with KGNU’s Irene Rodriguez about his memories and how CU was indifferent to students of color, as well as was the Educational Opportunity Program EOP that was founded at the University of Colorado.
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