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Remembering the Filipino American origins of the Delano grape strike

Catherine Ceniza Choy, professor of ethnic studies | September 8, 2015

Sept. 8, 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of the beginning of the Delano Grape Strike. The historical significance of the five-year strike was and is profound. It catalyzed the modern farmworkers’ movement for fair wages, the right to organize, and the recognition of the dignity of their labor. The strike involved both Filipino and Mexican … Continue reading »