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Cesar chavez (born césar estrada chávez (march 31, 1927 – april 23, 1993) was an american farmworker, labor leader and civil rights activist chávez started the national farm workers association (nfwa) along with dolores huerta. Half a century ago this summer, labor activist cesar chavez joined thousands of striking farmworkers in texas as they converged on austin, the state. Cesar chavez: the life behind a legacy of labor activist cesar chavez joined thousands of their efforts dovetail with the civil rights movement and a.
Find out more about the history of cesar chavez, including grew from migrant farm worker to civil rights champion in this union leader and labor. Today we celebrate the life and work of césar chávez, a true champion of civil rights born on march 31, 1927, chávez was a mexican-american farm worker, labor leader and civil rights activist. Keeping the legacy alive fiesta celebrate civil rights legacy of labor leader mar 26, 2016 cesar chavez's widow helen chavez dies in california at 88 – jun. Cesar estrada chavez, legendary labor activist, civil rights leader and founder of the first successful farm workers union, would have been eighty-one years old today.
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