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Dolores Huerta
(1930-____) born on
Apr 30
US-Chicana activist, labor leader. She worked with Cesar Chavez, to unionize farm workers and to prevent takeover of the union by the Teamsters; VP United Farm Workers, 1977--.
         
   
F
Don't be a marshmallow. Walk the street with us into history. Get off the sidewalk. Stop being vegetables. Work for Justice. Viva the boycott!

R
Giving kids clothes and food is one thing but it's much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important, and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of other people.
A
We criticize and separate ourselves from the process. We've got to jump right in there with both feet.
N
If you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others.
K
Among poor people, there's not any question about women being strong -- even stronger than men -- they work in the fields right along with the men. When your survival is at stake, you don't have these questions about yourself like middle-class women do.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Stopping Traffice: One Woman's Cause," by Barbara L. Baer; in "The Progressive," Sep 1975.
R: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: In "Stopping Traffice: One Woman's Cause," by Barbara L. Baer; in "The Progressive," Sep 1975.
K: In "Doleres Huerta: La Pasionaria of the Farmworkers," by Judith Coburn; in "Ms." Nov 1976.
   


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