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CESAR CHAVEZ:
A Mexican American, Cesar Chavez (Born in Arizona on March 31, 1927, and died in Arizona on April 23, 1993) became the best known Latino American civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by the American labor movement, which was eager to enroll Hispanic members. His public-relations approach to unionism and aggressive but nonviolent tactics made the farm workers' struggle a moral cause with nationwide support.


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Honoring Cesar Chavez

A National Monument for a Civil Rights hero

  APRIL 28, 2016 AND MAGAZINE IN COLUMNS  

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No one seemed to care... But Cesar cared

Early in the 2008 Presidential campaign -- so early, in fact, that it was actually in Spring 2007 -- supporters of Barack Obama gathered at this...
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Cesar Chavez Warning

Border Patrol Agent recalls meeting with labor organizer

  MARCH 27, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT  

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As much as Bill and I wanted to help Chavez, the task proved impossible.

Keeping an eye out for harvest crews on a late-summer morning in 1965, my partner, Bill Gibson, and I drove in our green and white U.S. Border Patrol...
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Tighter Immigration

If farmworkers earned more, could we afford what they pick?

  JANUARY 30, 2014 AND MAGAZINE IN THE INDEPENDENT  

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INS veteran shares economic benefits of tighter immigration control

Income inequality and the minimum wage have become national buzzwords, but noticeably absent from the conversation is the economic plight of American...
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The Search for a Republican Token is On

  MARCH 22, 2013 AND MAGAZINE IN THE LEFT  

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Conservatives will bend a bit, but core values will remain.

Boy I don't envy the Republicans. Looking at the 2016 election, and the possibility of facing the formidable Hillary---what are they gonna...
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