Cesar Chavez

Lobb, Nancy
January 2007
16 Extraordinary Hispanic Americans, 2nd Edition;2007, p1
Book Chapter
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 works of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It also mentions the participation of Chavez in the Community Service Organization (CSO) that helps Mexican Americans.


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