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Cesar Chavez
Mexican American labor leader Cesar Chavez

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Born: March 31, 1927
Died: April 23, 1993

Cesar Chavez was a Mexican American labor activist and leader of the United Farm Workers. During the 20th century he was a leading voice for migrant farm workers (people who move from place to place in order to find work). His tireless leadership focused national attention on these laborers' terrible working conditions, which eventually led to improvements.

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