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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

'Chávez,' Brought to You by Budweiser

‘Chávez,’ Brought to You by Budweiser

by Aura Bogado on April 15 2014, 2:11PM

This struggle’s for you?

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

The Neglected Heroines of 'César Chávez'

The Neglected Heroines of ‘César Chávez’

by Lori Flores on March 31 2014, 7:00AM

In a myriad of ways, it was women who built the farmworker movement around Chávez, sustained it, and continue to lead its modern incarnation.

Topics: History

Dolores Huerta Clarifies César Chávez's Views of Undocumented Immigrants Play

Dolores Huerta Clarifies César Chávez’s Views of Undocumented Immigrants

by Jamilah King on March 28 2014, 10:59AM

“A lot of the people in our organization were undocumented,” Huerta said.

Topics: Culture

Obama Awards Highest Honor to Toni Morrison, Dolores Huerta [Photos]

Obama Awards Highest Honor to Toni Morrison, Dolores Huerta [Photos]

by Jorge Rivas on May 30 2012, 10:31AM

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom—the Nation’s highest civilian honor—to 13 individuals who have made meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

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