Sep 22, 2015

Legacy of the Delano grape strike, 50 years later - San Francisco Chronicle

The strike was a watershed struggle for civil and labor rights, supported by millions of people across the country. Beyond the fields, Chicano and Asian American communities were inspired to demand rights. [...] a mythology has hidden the history of how and why the strike started, especially its connection to some of the most radical movements in the country’s labor history. Dawn Mabalon, a...

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