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Cesar Chavez

CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER

Labor leader and civil rights activist who co-founded the National Farm Workers Association in 1962 to help disenfranchised farm workers. His family lost their grocery store and ranch during the Great Depression, then lost their next ho
  • When was
    Cesar Chavez born?

    Cesar Chavez was born on Thursday, March 31, 1927

  • Where was
    Cesar Chavez born?

    Cesar Chavez was born in Yuma, AZ

  • How old is
    Cesar Chavez?

    Cesar Chavez is 92


Best Quotes

  • Kindness and compassion towards all living beings is a mark of a civilized society. Racism, economic deprival, dog fighting and cock fighting, bullfighting and rodeos are all cut from the same defective fabric: violence. Only when we have become nonviolent towards all life will we have learned to live well ourselves.
  • I feel very deeply about vegetarianism and the animal kingdom. It was my dog Boycott who led me to question to right of humans to eat other sentient beings.
  • Kindness and compassion toward all living things is a mark of a civilized society. Conversely, cruelty, whether it is directed against human beings or against animals, is not the exclusive province of any one culture or community of people. Racism, economic deprival, dog fighting and cock fighting, bull fighting and rodeos are cut from the same fabric: violence. Only when we have become nonviolent toward all life will we have learned to live well ourselves.
  • In some cases non-violence requires more militancy than violence.
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