Cesar Chavez

Dawson starred as United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta in the Diego Luna directed biopic of civil rights leader César Chávez. Dawson’s fearless spirit and dedication to the Latino community made her the perfect person to take on the role of the bold activist. 

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.