Tag: united farm workers
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 […]
The Legislature had its dramatic moments tonight as it considered next year’s state budget. Lawsuits were threatened, or promised. Democratic members of the Senate broke with party leadership for a time over their displeasure with some aspects of the package. Republicans complained that they’d been frozen out of the budget-making process as Democrats crafted and […]