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When I grow up, I want to be Dolores Huerta

Tonight I got to interview an iconic activist, Dolores Huerta.

She was one the sweetest women I ever met, and to be honest, I expected a grouchy viejita. 730 more words


Dolores Huerta

            Dolores Huerta is known for her work as an American labor leader in the twentieth century. In the 1960’s, Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez founded the National Farm Workers Association.  293 more words

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Update on the Myth of Dolores Huerta, 2016

Back in 2014 I wrote the article “The Politics of Opportunism and Capitulation: The Myth of Dolores Huerta.” It was written after the midterm elections of 2014, and during a time of resentment against the Obama administration and traditional Latino establishment power brokers such as Dolores Huerta who came to its aid. 742 more words

Chicano Movement

Dolores Huerta Was Booed at a Trump Rally?

Wait. No. It was at a Democratic Party event? Really? You don’t mean this Dolores Huerta?!

Well, I certainly hope the ignorant assholes who booed and hissed the 85-year-old Huerta were The Donald supporters who got lost on their way to a Funny Car race or WWE cage smackdown. 209 more words

Randall Smoot

700 basketball blowouts: Does high school hoops need a mercy rule?

Heritage Christian girls basketball coach Joe Packard remembers apologizing to opposing coaches for his team not being competitive.

The Twin Peaks girls basketball team chose to forfeit against Liberty Common this season after losing 57-3 to the Eagles last season. 1,409 more words



On a daily basis I come across women bashing one another especially on social media. There seems to be a stance in our society that by uplifting another woman and celebrating her achievements and successes then you are in a way saying that she is better than you. 1,286 more words

Medicare and a Memory With Dolores Huerta

Today, I had the opportunity to speak at a Medicare Rally in Frank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland to honor the 50th birthday of Medicare. I know many of you could not be there, so I wanted to share my speech with you below. 510 more words