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The 19 Best Movies to Watch in Fall 2017 - 4 days ago
Activist Dolores Huerta worked with Cesar Chavez to found farm-workers' unions—yet her name isn't tremendously well known. This documentary highlights her contributions, including comments...

A Must-Watch Documentary Based On Activist Dolores Huerta

Latina - 2 weeks ago
Director Peter Bratt and actor Benjamin Bratt teamed up with Huerta and renowned musician Carlos Santana to create Dolores, an empowering documentary based on the 87-year-old's courageous work to...

Dolores Trailer Gives Iconic Activist Dolores Huerta the Historical Recognition She Deserves

The Mary Sue - 3 weeks ago
Peter Bratt's Dolores is preparing for a fall release, and the documentary about the life and work of “iconic labor leader and feminist pioneer Dolores Huerta, who fought for racial and...

Crucial Court Case Could Spell Doom For Ethnic Studies In Public Schools

The National Memo (blog) - 3 weeks ago
In addition to learning the basics of U.S. history—the discovery of America, the founding fathers, the Revolutionary War—Herrera learned about prominent Latin American activists Cesar Chavez and...

California's 'sanctuary state' bill is illegal, but also ineffective

The Hill (blog) - 4 weeks ago
Activist Dolores Huerta claims that California needs to enact the California Values Act, Senate Bill 54 (SB 54), as a counterweight to Texas's draconian law banning sanctuary cities in that state...

Free State Film Festival kicks off today in Lawrence — here's what to see

Pitch Weekly (blog) - 1 month ago
The theme of activism might not be be explicit, but whether it's direct, as in the film Dolores — about labor and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta — or indirect, via the band Chicano...

Cinco … Seis … Siete … de Mayo

Las Cruces Bulletin - 3 months ago
Crystal Contreras from La Academia Dolores Huerta Conjunto Program sings for the crowd Saturday in Old Mesilla. Cinco de Mayo, the annual celebration of Mexican culture, fell on Friday this year, so...

Berkeley's first Latino mayor selected for SF Chavez day grand marshal

El Tecolote - 4 months ago
It's hard to miss the large green, framed print of Cesar Chavez in Jesse Arreguin's office; and the same can be said for the large Cesar Chavez Street sign perched above the couch on the...

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

WhoWhatWhy / RealNewsProject (blog) - 4 months 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,...

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

Monterey County Weekly - 4 months ago
The federal holiday commemorates the leadership of Chavez, who along with Dolores Huerta, helped lead the fight for farm workers' rights and co-founded the National Farm Workers Association,...

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