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Dolores Huerta in the News

Food for Thought: Trump, Mexicans, and an Underappreciated Heroine

WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog) - 2 days ago
I'd heard of Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the union with Chávez. Watching her whip up audiences with gusto, I got a whiff of her powerful charisma. But I noticed that in the ensuing years,...

Food for Thought: Trump, Mexicans, and an Underappreciated Heroine

WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog) - 2 days ago
We also knew that the field workers were treated badly and paid little. We knew this because of a highly effective campaign carried out by an extraordinary union — the United Farm Workers, or UFW,...

The UFW loses a case by its own workers. Plus two class-action ag worker lawsuits.

Monterey County Weekly - 2 weeks ago
It's been a weird week for California farm workers, even as Cesar Chavez Day comes March 31. The federal holiday commemorates the leadership of Chavez, who along with Dolores Huerta, helped lead...

Twenty-Fourth Annual César Chávez Day

Weekly Alibi (blog) - 2 weeks ago
Join the 24th annual César Chávez Day celebration, with a march—La Marcha de Justicia—beginning at 10:30 am at the Dolores Huerta Gateway Park, picking up additional participants at the...

Latino civil rights activist Dolores Huerta visits Palo Alto College

KSAT San Antonio - 3 weeks ago
SAN ANTONIO - For decades Dolores Huerta has been a strong voice for Latino civil rights. Along with Cesar Chavez, the two brought so much change for farm workers in the '60s. Years later, Huerta...

#WomenCrushWednesday: Dolores Huerta, 'Dragon Lady' of the Labor Movement

Sojourners - 3 weeks ago
During the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony for Dolores Huerta, Obama admitted to stealing her famous rallying cry from the labor rights movement in California. “Dolores was very gracious...

Dolores Screening at the Castro Theatre

Hoodline - 3 weeks ago
Dolores Huerta wanted to be a dancer. Instead, as Angela Davis marvels in Peter Bratt's essential historical documentary, she became “a dancer on the stage of justice.” A talented and...

How Mexican-American Comedian Cristela Alonzo Is Resisting Trump's America

Daily Beast - 2 months ago
(Laughs) Like, it's not the guy I liked in high school that never paid attention to me, it's Dolores Huerta. It would be like Martin Luther King Jr., if he was still around, going to see...

Documentary on Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta Will Open This Year's CineFestival

San Antonio Current - 2 months ago
Directed and produced by Peter Bratt with co-producers Carlos Santana and Brian Benson, Dolores promises to set the bar high for this year's CineFestival, which takes place February 24-March 4...

'Dolores': Film Review | Sundance 2017

Hollywood Reporter - 2 months ago
Peter Bratt's doc pays tribute to Dolores Huerta, an undersung heroine of the workers' rights movement who was overshadowed in recognition by Cesar Chavez. When people say, “Cesar...

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