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Render Unto Cesar: Lessons From "Cesar Chavez"

A couple of days ago I saw the film Cesar Chavez. As expected, the hagiographic film about the legendary Latino labor activist who organized exploited farm workers and promoted the boycott of grapes depicted Chavez as a borderline saint. 798 more words


Surprise, I Didn’t Hate the Cesar Chavez Movie

Last night, I watched Cesar Chavez movie, a docudrama based on the iconic Mexican-American activist and organizer who helped elevate the plight of the farmworkers in the US and abroad. 1,138 more words

Refried (Movie) Review | César Chávez

I consider myself a big fan of movies, but my theater going has been at an all-time low, especially since I started teaching. It’s hard to commit 90 mins – 2 1/2 hours when you constantly have other things on your mind. 1,061 more words


Si, se puede!

I went to see the movie Cesar Chavez today.  I wanted to see it on its opening weekend because those are the numbers that count for the movie moguls, and I want to encourage more movies like this.   1,075 more words

A new day

The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.”

-Cesar Chavez

Once upon a time in a land far, far away, a really tall man with a top hat and rocking beard… 1,321 more words

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Cesar Chavez Day, 2014

The parking lot is deserted at the University of California, Irvine today; it’s a holiday to commemorate Cesar Chavez, and really, the farmworkers movement and Latinos in California.  866 more words

Why Dolores Huerta is Important to Remember

The newspaper said that Dolores Huerta, civil rights activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers (UFW) was to speak at a local community college. 553 more words