By Gary Soto
¡Viva los angeles causa!
¡Viva César Chávez!
Up and down the San Joaquin Valley of California, and around the nation, humans chanted those phrases. Cesar Chavez, a migrant employee himself, used to be supporting Mexican american citizens interact for larger wages, for larger operating stipulations, for larger lives.
No one inspiration they can win opposed to the wealthy and robust growers. yet Cesar was once out to end up them unsuitable -- and that he did.
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For the most part the strikers controlled their emotions. But the farmers shouted angrily at the strikers; other times they tried to run over them with their trucks. One day an angry farmer grabbed huelga signs from the strikers. He cursed the strikers, then blasted the signs with his shotgun. Another day farmers beat Cesar and other strikers. But Cesar, ribs bruised, told the union members not to respond with violence. The farmers grew angry those fall months of 1965. They unleashed insults on the strikers.
Join us, Cesar,” Larry Itliong asked. The AWOC needed help. Cesar hesitated because his NFWA had fewer than a thousand members. Of these, only a third were paying dues regularly. But when the NFWA met, they decided to join their fellow compañeros of the AWOC. A meeting was held at a church in Delano. Carloads of Mexican and Chicano farmworkers from the towns and camps arrived and voiced their support for the Filipinos. La huelga—“the strike”—began that evening, September 16, a symbolic date because it was Mexican Independence Day.
Helen was against it, but realized that she couldn’t change Cesar’s mind. Cesar began his fast on February 15, 1968, at Forty Acres, a place at the outskirts of Delano. He took a swig of Diet-Rite soda, his favorite drink. After that Cesar drank only water. He grew weak. Family and good friends were worried. They wondered how long could he last. A few of the union members were mad at him. There was so much work to do, and here he was in bed! But Cesar was convinced that he had to fast. He wanted the union members and their supporters to stop their violence.