César Chávez

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Cesar Chavez
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Chavez in 1974
Born César Estrada Chávez
31 Mairch 1927(1927-03-31)
Yuma, Arizona, U.S.
Died 23 Apryle 1993(1993-04-23) (aged 66)
San Luis, Arizona, U.S.
Releegion Roman Catholic
  • Librado Chávez (father)
  • Juana Estrada Chávez (mother)

Cesar Chavez (born César Estrada Chávez, locally: [ˈsesaɾ esˈtɾaða ˈtʃaβes]; Mairch 31, 1927 – Aprile 23, 1993) wis an American farmworker, labor leader an civil rights activist. Chávez startit the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA) along wi Dolores Huerta. He wantit equal rights for Mexicans workin in the Unitit States. This union became the Unitit Farm Workers. He led a boycott against grape companies to gain rights for workers. Chávez usit nonviolence to make these changes. Chavez is thought of as one of the leaders in the movement for Chicanos to gain more rights in the late-20th century.