Cesar Chavez Day: Honoring The Latino Civil Rights Leader By Continuing The Fight For Justice

Posted: 3/30/2012, 5:51 pm

When Barack Obama campaigned to be the nation’s 44th president, he used the simple mantra, “Yes We Can” – a translation of civil rights leader Cesar Chavez’s chant, “Si se puede.”

Now, nearly four years after the presidential election, Obama’s paying homage to the man whose words helped him win office, decreeing Saturday, March 31st of 2012, the 85th anniversary of the civil rights icon’s birthday, Cesar Chavez Day.

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