“Cesar Chavez Day” in California coincides on what would have been Chavez’ 86th birthday.
The film, “Cesar Chavez”, looks at a critical period in Chavez’s life, including the grape boycott, which he started to bring national attention to the deplorable working conditions of farm workers.
After leaving Los Angeles, President Barack Obama flew to Bakersfield to pay his respects to labor leader Cesar Chavez’s grave and designate his home as a national monument.
Angelenos are volunteering their time to remember a labor hero during the 11th annual Cesar E. Chavez Community Service Week.
Richard Chavez, a leader in California’s farmworker movement, has died at the age of 82.
The U.S. Navy’s plan to name a cargo ship after the late farmworker activist Cesar Chavez received sharp criticism from a California Republican congressman who on Tuesday said the decision was unfair to military war heroes.
In early 1981, photographer Victor Alemán began a working relationship with Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers, a collaboration that lasted 10 years. Laura Diaz interviews the photographer about his body of work.