Tag: Cesar Chavez
Kern County town offers few hints of one of the most important struggles in U.S. labor history.
Singer was an early campaigner for farmworker rights and influenced generations of California musicians.
President Barack Obama will dedicate a National Monument to civil rights leader Cesar Chavez on Monday, the first time a Mexican American has received such an honor. His trip to the village of Keene, Calif., is a detour from his focus on undecided states; polls show California is safely in his column. But political analysts […]
Yesterday U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar was on hand to dedicate the headquarters of the United Farmworkers as a National Historic Landmark. From the Bakersfield Californian: The plot of land at Garces Highway West and Mettler Road just outside Delano was the movement’s headquarters from 1968 to 1971, when it moved to La […]