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Tag: Cesar Chavez

Texas Representative Wants To Make Cesar Chavez Birthday ‘National Border Control Day’

March 22, 2018 

In a move that isn’t going to garner him any votes from the Latino community, Texas representative Louie Gohmert filed a resolution in the house to make Cesar Chavez’s birthday, March 31, National Border Control Day. Cesar Chavez was, of course, a civil rights leader in the 60’s and 70’s who fought for the rights….


Republicans Reject Cesar Chavez Day…Again

April 03, 2017 

Senator Bob Menendez and senate minority leader Chuck Schumer proposed legislation to honor worker’s rights leader Cesar Chavez on what would have been his 90th birthday. Not one Republican would co-sponsor or back the resolution. This is the tenth year in a row that Menendez and Schumer tried to honor Chavez. Menendez said, “At a….


Most Influential Hispanic: Cesar Chavez

September 23, 2014 

Cesar Chavez was a first generation American who was born on March 31, 1927. At the age of 11, his family lost their farm during the great depression and became migrant farm workers. Cesar finished his formal education after the eight grade and worked the fields fulltime to help support his family. In 1946 he….


Republican Congressional Candidate Changes His Name To Cesar Chavez

June 03, 2014 

Failed Arizona congressional GOP candidate Scott Fistler has come up with a new idea to win when he runs for the House of Representatives: He changed his name to Cesar Chavez. Like, the famous labor leader and human rights activist Cesar Chavez. Mind you, Fistler isn’t Latino but the 7th congressional district he’s running for….


Happy Cesar Chavez Day

March 31, 2014 

Today is Cesar Chavez Day, the date set aside to remember one of the greatest Latino leaders ever. Cesar Chavez was a tireless crusader for the working man, the farm worker that got little to know respect. If you think that agricultural workers and undocumented laborers have it bad today, it was a hell of….