Tag: Cesar Chavez
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 […]