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Cesar Chavez: A Biography
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|September 1, 2005

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Cesar Chavez, the labor organizer and founder of the United Farm Workers of America, was, perhaps, an unlikely hero. In this biography, his early life is shown to be fairly typical for a boy in a close-knit family of Mexican Americans who worked the land in…
Zoot Suit Riots
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|February 28, 2014

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Although the "zoot suit" had earlier been a black youth fashion trend identified with jazz culture, by the 1940s, the zoot suit was adopted by Mexican American teenagers in wartime Los Angeles, who wore it as their unofficial "uniform" as an act of rebellion and…
Jesse Jackson: A Biography
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|November 1, 2005

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Jesse Jackson, a powerful orator and indefatigable organizer, has been one of the most dynamic forces for social and political action in both the national and international arenas, campaigning for human rights and social justice. Through such social action…
Finding Baseball's Next Clemente: Combating Scandal in Latino Recruiting: Combating Scandal in…

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This book examines what it takes for Latino youngsters to beat the odds, overcoming cultural and racial barriers—and a corrupt recruitment system—to play professional baseball in the United States. • Provides a historical overview of the increasing numbers of…
Encyclopedia of Cesar Chavez: The Farm Workers' Fight for Rights and Justice
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|April 2, 2013

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Two decades after Cesar Chavez's death, this timely book chronicles the drive for a union of one of American society's most exploited groups—farm workers. Encyclopedia of Cesar Chavez is a valuable one-volume source based on the most recent research and available…
Negro Leagues Baseball
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|April 23, 2012

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Part of Greenwood's Landmarks of the American Mosaic series, this work is a one-stop introduction to the subject of Negro League baseball that spotlights the achievements and experiences of black ball players during the time of segregation—ones that must not be…