Tomorrow is Cesar Chavez Day and I am very excited to commemorate a Latino leader of social equality. I did a profile on Cesar Chavez earlier this year and I got to know more of what a great person he was and how inspiring he continues to be for younger generations.
Last Friday, Marisol and I decided to go a work in progress film screening, "Cesar's Last Fast" by filmmaker Richard Ray Perez at Mercado Mayapan. an indoor Mexican market,
The film has…Continue
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March is Women's History Month in the U.S. During the month, various events like conferences, marches and rallies take place in order to celebrate women's achivements, address women's ongoing struggles and honor women all over the world.
At UTEP (the University of Texas in El Paso) a women's conference was held today to discuss women's triumphs, issues and activitism.. Some of the topics (that I might say were extremely interesting) were
I don't know if you know who Cesar Chavez is but he is a very important figure to a lot of people that have been marginalized and oppressed. Chavez fought for migrant farm worker rights when no one cared about them. Been an farm worker himself, he knew of the long hard hours spent in the field with very little pay. He saw how farm workers were being treated unfair and in he knew it was not right. Though he lacked education (He had to drop out in 7th grade to help his family out and…Continue
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