30 Mar '14, 6pm

Why Cesar Chavez Deserves a National Holiday

Why Cesar Chavez Deserves a National Holiday

As someone who writes about California agriculture, I’m often surprised by how little modern farming is talked about. While many Californians are at least familiar with the name, Cesar Chavez, for example, many do not know what he did to help farmers. Nor, are they aware that March 31 is Cesar Chavez Day. Considered one of the most important civil rights icons of the 20th century, Cesar Chavez epitomized everything about the American Dream: he was committed to hard work and perseverance, and believed that if you worked hard, you should be rewarded for it, or at least treated with respect and fairness. Along with Dolores Huerta, he co-founded the United Farm Workers (UFW) credited as the first successful attempt at unionizing farm workers. While others worked for years through strikes and protests, Chavez took the fight for workers’ rights directly to consumers, and shined ...

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Another Epic Retro for the Holiday Season.

Another Epic Retro for the Holiday Season.

modern-notoriety.com 31 Mar '14, 4pm

The Air Jordan 13 “Grey Toe” was one of the highlights in the 2005 AJ 13 Retro line up and it looks like it’s going to ret...

Climate Change Is A Matter Of National Security

Climate Change Is A Matter Of National Security

miyagi.sg 31 Mar '14, 1pm

A super cyclone lashes the low lying Padma delta region, wip­ing out scores of vil­lages and ren­der­ing mil­lions of peo­...

Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay Singapore Opens

Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay Singapore Opens

superadrianme.com 31 Mar '14, 12pm

Located within walking distance to the food and entertainment district of Clarke Quay, Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay off...