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Even people who were there cannot agree on how long the sit-in lasted and how many occupiers were in the building.
A lot of HEW employees supported the protest
Photographs in video courtesy of HolLynn D'Lil
The key role of lesbians and radical organizations like the Black Panther Party is only now beginning to emerge.
Women wheelchair riders led the San Francisco 504 Protest.
Many disabled people thought the San Francisco protesters were too radical and believed it was wiser to work within the system rather than against it.
Some occupiers got past the Federal security guards with relative ease; a few even snuck off for showers or to the beach.
Deaf people participated in the sit-in but the Deaf community has mixed feelings about the Section 504 regulations because mainstreaming in education threatens Deaf language and culture.
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