in the Tlatelolco
neighborhood in Mexico City
remembered most for the massacre
of student protestors on October 2nd, 1968.
The student movement had been gaining momentum since its start in July, when a fight between the students of two Mexico City
schools, a college preparatory school and a nearby vocational school, was broken up by the paramilitary riot police called "granaderos". The "granaderos" stopped the fight but in the process politicized a large portion of the student population in Mexico City