Dolores Huerta

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  • Irish Rioters In The 1930's

    Hispanics. The LULAC sued the Orange County School System in 1945 because the segregation of the schools were based on that all Mexican children were inferior and poorly clothed to the whites. The LULAC won. Cesar Chavez (1927-93), with the help of Dolores Huerta, formed the National Farm Workers Association, which was later known as the United Farm Workers. Chavez and the United Farm Workers joined the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee on its strike against grape growers in California.…

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  • El Movimiento And The Importance On Education

    chance to stand-up and do something for the community. There were many influential, scholars, activists, artists, educators and students guiding the Movement. Some very prominent names are “Reies López Tijerina, Corky González, César Chávez and Dolores Huerta” who gave this movement a purpose and leaders whose voices actually resulted in the Chicano’s…

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  • Gender Roles In The Latino Community

    this term has only grown. The readings and seminars that were a part of the class expanded my horizons. The readings presented insightful information that allowed the reader to think critically about the topic. The seminars we attended (B.A.M, Dolores Huerta) provided internal information. Information that provided the audience (us) with a stronger understanding of gender…

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  • Cesar Chavez: A Big Hero

    “From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.” (Cesar Chavez). In the political career Cesar Chavez, a man known for sacrificing the rights for farm workers, a labor leader and a civil right activist became a big hero to many farmers in California especially to many Latinos. The education Chavez got was no enough so he served in the Navy during WW II for a couple of years. In…

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  • Summary Of The Shifting Grounds Of Race

    One of the major issues relevant today in regards to race, ethnicity and migration in American history in the period following the Second World War is that white people are still seen as “more than.” For instance, in Steve Kroll-Smith, Vern Baxter, and Pam Jenkin’s book, Left to Chance, white people are seen are more important than the black people who have their homes completely submerged under water from Hurricane Katrina. The book focuses on two black neighborhoods in New Orleans, both of…

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  • How Did Cesar Chavez Influence The Civil Rights Movement

    Would you be happy working on a field picking grapes from sunrise to sunset for less than minimum wage, and at the same time be mistreated? Many farm workers across America lived and worked under unacceptable conditions during the twentieth century, they suffered from injustice. One of the most important hot topics in the second half of the twentieth century is the Civil Rights movements. In this research paper I will explain the significance of the United Farm Workers Association, the…

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  • Segregation In The Lemon Grove School

    within the white and black margins, to many, the African American sufferings come to mind. Rosa Parks, and Martin Luther King are names we quickly remember, we don’t recall the Mexican American struggle, Mexican activists like Emma Tenayuca, or Dolores Huerta, or the nation’s first successful desegregation court case, Alvarez vs. the Board of Trustees of the Lemon Grove School District. Omitted from textbooks, historical data and documents, cases of Mexican and Mexican American lynchings and…

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