1964: Civil Rights at the Palace Hotel

By San Francisco Chronicle

After the biggest mass arrests to date in San Francisco history, demonstrators who had shut down the Palace Hotel were victorious: The city's hotels had agreed to fair hiring practices. As the triumphant protesters carried their leader on their shoulders, she shouted, "We got everything we asked for!" Her name was Tracy Sims. She was 18 years old.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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