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Dolores Huerta Talks About Becoming an Organizer

Dolores Huerta Talks About Becoming an Organizer

by Jamilah King on July 17 2014, 10:48AM

At 84 years old, she’s spent the better part of 50 years working and supporting community organizers.

Topics: Culture

Yes, Cesar Chavez Called Strikebreakers 'Wetbacks'

Yes, Cesar Chavez Called Strikebreakers ‘Wetbacks’

by Aura Bogado on February 28 2014, 3:49PM

Just like everyone else, Chavez had his contradictions.

Topics: Blogs List, History, /NOW

Watch the Trailer for 'Cesar Chavez: An American Hero'

Watch the Trailer for ‘Cesar Chavez: An American Hero’

by Von Diaz on November 5 2013, 10:13AM

The upcoming film about the influential civil rights leader is set for release in April 2014.

Topics: /NOW

New York Times Recycles Same 'Racist Undertones' It Covers

New York Times Recycles Same ‘Racist Undertones’ It Covers

by on May 7 2013, 3:15PM

The paper of record’s A1 story could have been about how public policy pushes workers of color to the margins. Instead, it’s about an imagined battle between blacks and Latinos.

Topics: Economy, Immigration, Immigration Reform, /NOW

Latino Farmers Breaking Barriers in Midwest

Latino Farmers Breaking Barriers in Midwest

by Jorge Rivas on February 5 2013, 1:22PM

PRI’s “The World” reporter Anna Boiko-Weyrauch reports on a new U.S. government project is supporting immigrant farmers.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Chipotle Agrees to Respect Farmworkers

Chipotle Agrees to Respect Farmworkers

by Aura Bogado on October 5 2012, 12:36PM

Chipotle agrees to the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ terms for respect in Florida’s tomato fields.

Topics: /NOW

Calif. Gov. Vetoes Legislation That Would Protect Farm Workers from Heat-Related Deaths

by Jorge Rivas on October 1 2012, 10:28AM

Since California issued regulations in 2005 to keep farm workers from dying of extreme heat, preventable farm worker deaths have continued.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

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