Elegy on the Death of César Chávez

People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice
Rudolfo Anaya
Gaspar Enriquez
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Cinco Puntos Press
People, Identity & Culture
Social Justice

Chicano novelist Rudolfo Anaya was greatly influenced by the heroic life of labor and civil rights activist César Chávez. This poem eulogizes César and his work, expressing the grief of la gente and calling all peoples together to continue the nonviolent struggle for freedom and justice. Includes a chronology of César's life.

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