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The bracero program- legally work in US A Bracero worker in the field holding a short-handled hoe.

Cesar Chavez (Mexican American farm worker labor leader civil rights activist) cofounder of National Farm Workers Association which became the United Farmer Workers. He rallied for farmer's rights and encourage Latin Americans to get involved in politics, education and to vote.

Cesar Chavez (Mexican American farm worker labor leader civil rights activist) cofounder of National Farm Workers Association which became the United Farmer Workers.

Fighting for Farm Workers' Rights: Cesar Chavez, the Delano Grape Strike and Boycott | Tavaana Case Study

Cesar Chavez, leader of the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA), picketing outside of a farm to urge workers to join in the fight for better wages and workers’ rights in California in (Photo by Paul Fusco/Magnum)

~ “If you really want to make a friend, go to someone’s house and eat with him… the people who give you their food give you their heart.” -Ceasar Chavez

Cesar Chavez who helped find the National Farm Workers Association. He wanted the farmers to receive better pay and better working conditions.

CÉSAR CHAVEZ (March 31, 1927 – April 23, 1993)   "Sí, se puede"

Cesar Chavez, the famed civil rights and labor leader who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (now called United Farm .

16 year old Cesar Chavez in the Navy ca.1946

16 year old Cesar Chavez in the Navy ca.1946 [350x500]

Ceasar Chavez joined the USN in 1944 at the age of He served in the Western Pacific.

Cesar Chavez 36X24

Cesar Chavez 36X24

Cesar Chavez with Delano, California police officer, no further info

Champion of the people: Cesar Chavez once turned down a job from President Kennedy to be a leader in the Peace Corps in order to continue fighting for.

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Moors ( blacks) in Mexico Interesting article about a population and their history

"Do not underestimate the determination of a quiet man."     ~ Iain Duncan Smith  kaknabyaax: Emiliano Zapata   <3 lis

kaknabyaax: Emiliano Zapata (NeoMexicanismos)

Emiliano Zapata, from peasant to the main leader of the revolution in the state of Morelos, Mexico.

Find out more about the history of Cesar Chavez, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Portrait of United Farm Workers leader Cesar Chavez w. pictures of Kennedy and Gandhi in bkgrd. (Photo by Arthur Schatz/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Student leaders unveil the Cesar Chavez statue in the West Mall area of campus at The University of Texas at Austin

A bronze statue of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez was unveiled today (Oct. on the West Mall of The University of Texas at Austin campus during a celebration to honor his legacy as an advocate for social justice.

Thoughtful and provoking article about Cesar Chavez, transformation and struggle.

Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez was convinced that socialism could not be decreed from above, that it had to be built with the people, notes Marta Harnecker.

by Cesar Chavez

by Cesar Chavez

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