An American labor leader of the twentieth century. In the 1960s, Chávez organized food harvesters in California, many of them Mexican-Americans like himself, into the United Farm Workers. This labor union led nationwide boycotts against the table grape industry and the lettuce industry in the 1960s and 1970s. Chávez is known for his commitment to nonviolent resistance.
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Perhaps the greatest irony remains that civil rights titan Caesar Chavez was a lifelong opponent of illegal immigration.The Liberal Case Against Illegal Immigration|Doug McIntyre|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chavez admits they were drunk, “but DEFINITELY not out looking for trouble.”
Chavez had posted status updates about his recovery, alongside images of friends and the Insane Clown Posse.
He started working at age 11 in the onion fields of Colorado, rising to become an organizer with Caesar Chavez.How America Started The Border Crisis|Eleanor Clift|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The midfield is mechanical, and their goalkeeper, Julio Cesar, a source of constant anxiety.World Cup 2014 Nail-Biter: Host Country Brazil Defeats Chile on Penalty Kicks|Tunku Varadarajan|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In addition to this he kept the books of Cesar Birotteau, the well-known perfumer.
His brother Cesar, the perfumer, wrote him after his—Cesar's—business failure in 1819, asking aid.
He did a considerable amount of work for Cesar Birotteau and figured among the creditors in his bankruptcy.
He and his entire family were invited to the great ball given by Cesar Birotteau, December 17, 1818.
In 1818 she was invited to accompany her father and mother to the famous ball of Cesar Birotteau.