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- Cesar Chavez. Lobb, Nancy // 16 Extraordinary Hispanic Americans, 2nd Edition;2007, p1
A section from the book "16 Extraordinary Hispanic Americans" second edition is presented. It profiles civil rights leader Cesar Chavez. It recognizes the use of nonviolent tactics by Chavez to gain better wages and working conditions for farm workers. It indicates the interest of Chavez in the...
- Cesar Chavez Days Calls Us To Unite. Morial, Marc H. // Tennessee Tribune;3/27/2014, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p4A
The article presents the author's insights concerning the life and legacy of labor and civil rights activist Cesar Chavez and how he touched the lives of Hispanic Americans and oppressed people everywhere.
- Renaming public park will honor memory of Latino hero. TAFOYA, DAN // Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);Nov2011 Comunicacion Supplement, p8
The article presents the author's view on the attempts of Hispanic groups in Clark County, Nevada to consider renaming the Paradise Park, which is populated largely by Hispanic people for recreational activities, to the Cesar E. Chavez Paradise Park to honor the memory of Latino leader Chavez.
- At the Heart of a Historic Movement. Hartmire, John // Newsweek;7/24/2000, Vol. 136 Issue 4, p12
Presents the author's opinion on Hispanic civil rights leader Cesar Chavez. Role of the author's father in Chavez's campaigns; What Chavez did for Hispanics living in the United States, especially in California where public places were named after him.
- A Man of Hope. Apte, Sunita // Cesar Chavez: We Can Do It!;2006, p4
A section of the book "Cesar Chavez: We Can Do It!" is presented. It deals with the rally held in Sacramento, California on April 10, 1966. Most of the people who went to the rally were Mexican-American farm workers. They came to listen to Cesar Chavez, a civil rights activist and labor leader....
- Cesar Chavez, Champion of the Mexican Worker. Moreno, Barry // Mexican Americans;2003, p30
Although unions had been formed in the 19th century, these unions protected American workers, ensuring they got fair pay and proper working conditions. There were no unions set up for Mexican Americans. Cesar Chavez saw the need for his people to be protected. Cesar grew up knowing...
- Chronology. Moreno, Barry // Mexican Americans;2003, p54
Focuses on various developments related to the social improvement of Mexican Americans in the U.S. Implementation of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 to impose a limit on immigration from particular countries; Organization of the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee in California...
- Can Chavez Survive? // Time;9/3/1973, Vol. 102 Issue 10, p73
The article reports that United Farm Workers Union (UFW) headed by Cesar Chavez is undergoing a crisis relevant to its survival in San Joaquin Valley, California. It notes that only few of the producers chose to renew their contracts with the union and the rest signed up with the International...
- CÃ©sar ChÃ¡vez, The Image or The Myth? Conde, Carlos D. // Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education;5/19/2014, Vol. 24 Issue 16, p3
The article examines the legacy of Mexican-American farm-workers leader CÃ©sar ChÃ¡vez. Some of ChÃ vez's achievements are mentioned which include his founding of the United Farm Workers (UFW) union with its rallying cry of "Si Se Puede," and his match with Chicano farmworkers to...