Yaya DaCosta as Whitney Houston
7 Celebs Who Played Iconic Women in History
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2014 - 15:55

Some of the most iconic women in history have had their stories told on-screen!


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Eva Longoria Says The Achievements By Cesar Chavez Have Been Dismantled
By Cristina Arreola | 04/28/2014 - 15:47

Actress and political activist Eva Longoria discussed Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and more at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City this past weekend. 


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Dolores Huerta and Rosie Perez
The 10 Most Inspiring Latina Activists
By Yara Simon | 04/16/2014 - 13:09

These women have all taken action in different ways, but they have one thing in common: They believe in what they’re fighting for. Here are the 10 most inspiring Latina activists:


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Dolores Huerta and Rosario Dawson attend the 'Cesar Chavez' premiere after party in Austin, TX
Rosario Dawson Wants Feature Film About Dolores Huerta
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 03/31/2014 - 11:45

Rosario Dawson stars as Dolores Huerta in Diego Luna's Cesar Chavez film, but the 34-year-old actress says Huerta deserves her own mov


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Rosario Dawson at the Cesar Chavez premiere
EXCLUSIVE: Rosario Dawson Dishes On Her Role as Dolores Huerta in 'Cesar Chavez'
By Celia San Miguel | 03/27/2014 - 14:48

Blending archival footage and riveting performances, Cesar Chavez focuses on Chavez's rise to prominence in the 1960s, when he cofounded the United Farm Workers union with Dolor


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Dolores Huerta at Cuban 5 Press Conference
Dolores Huerta Says Latinos Have "Long Road" To Travel
By Cristina Arreola | 09/26/2013 - 11:34

Dolores Huerta, who has dedicated more than 40 years of her life to defending the human rights of Hispanic workers , still believes that Latinos in the United States have a “long road” to travel to reach equality in government, politics, and everyday life. 


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The Week in Culture: Kissing, Dolores Huerta, and Sexy Posters
By Samantha Leal | 06/02/2012 - 17:00

Here's what happened this week, in case you missed it:

- The Latin American disease, Chagas, has been getting a lot of press lately as researchers dub it the new AIDS of the Americas. It transmits through blood-sucking bugs. Can you say gross? [Latina.com]

- What does a kiss really mean in Latino culture? [Being Latino]


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Richard Chavez
United Farm Workers Founder Richard Chavez Dead at 81
By Adriana Rivera | 07/28/2011 - 14:45

Richard Chavez, one of the founders of the United Farm Workers (UFW), died Wednesday at the age of 81 due to complications from surgery at Bakersfield Hospital.

Chavez was born in November 1929 at his family’s farm near Yuma, Ariz. And became a migrant farm worker during the Great Depression. In the early 1960s, he left farm work to help his brother Cesar Chavez organize a union for farm workers.


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Dolores Huerta Unites Musicians to Show Amor for Immigrants
Dolores Huerta Unites Musicians to Show Amor for Immigrants
By Johanna Ferreira | 12/15/2010 - 13:35

Carlos Santana, Los Lonely Boys and Willie Nelson all came together to support legendary social activist, Dolores Huerta and the Hermes Foundation by recording the album, Proyecto de Amor.


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