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Cesar Chavez was an American labor leader and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, ... Although the UFW faltered a few years after Chavez died in 1993, he became an iconic "folk saint" in the pantheon ... It would be his final year of formal schooling, because he did not want his mother to have to work in the fields.


Apr 24, 1993 ... Cesar Chavez, 66, Organizer of Union For Migrants, Dies. By ROBERT LINDSEY. Cesar Chavez, the migrant worker who emerged from the ...


The story of Cesar Estrada Chavez begins near Yuma, Arizona. Cesar ... He did not like school as a child, probably because he spoke only Spanish at home. .... Cesar Estrada Chavez died peacefully in his sleep on April 23, 1993 near Yuma,  ...


Apr 27, 2017 ... Labor leader and farm worker advocate Cesar Chavez devoted his life to improving the ... Did You Know? ... It is believed that Chavez's hunger strikes contributed to his death: He died on April 23, 1993, in San Luis, Arizona.


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Apr 24, 1993 ... Cesar Chavez, who organized the United Farm Workers union, staged a ... became a Gandhi-like leader to urban Mexican-Americans, was found dead .... As recently as the late 1980s, he did not own a house or a car and ...


Jan 23, 2014 ... FIDEL HUERTA: Today is day 30 of Cesar Chavez's water fast. ... And so, not only did he have to carry the burden of his own fast, right, but he ... essentially his willingness to die for the cause, but also the recklessness of it.


Cesar Chavez is born on March 31, 1927, in Yuma, Arizona, to a poor Mexican American family. They run a farm, grocery store, garage, and pool hall.


Aug 12, 2016 ... Cesar Chavez, the head of the United Farm Workers Union, calls for the ... He died in 1993 in Arizona, not too far from where he was born.