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12 Latin American Civil Rights Leaders and Landmark Moments

Besides the coverage we get during Latinx Heritage Month, these moments in our history are more often than not not covered in U.S. History classes in schools even though Latin-Americans have been a part of the United States for about...
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Bust of Activist Cesar Chavez in Joe Biden’s Oval Office Sparks Hope in Latino Community

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
As America’s new president Joe Biden sat at his new desk in the White House’s Oval Office signing a slew of executive orders on his very first day in office, Latinos all over the country took notice of something very...
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15 Ways Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez Fought for Justice

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Cesar Chavez Day is on March 31, on what would have been the civil rights leader’s 93rd birthday. Each year (and hopefully more often than that), we are called to remember the iconic man and his legendary contributions to farmworkers’...
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15 Ways Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist Cesar Chavez Fought for Justice

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
Cesar Chavez Day was Sunday, March 31, on what would have been the civil rights leader’s 92nd birthday. Each year (and hopefully more often than that), we are called to remember the iconic man and his legendary contributions to farmworkers’...
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Twitter Explodes After Texas Representative Proposes National Border Control Day Instead Of César Chávez Day

Irina Gonzalez
Twitter has exploded in anger over a Texas politician attempting to turn American labor leader César Chávez into a symbol of anti-immigration policies. In a move that makes absolutely no sense for anyone knowledgeable about the brave work Chávez has done in...