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This farmer sent his turkeys to eat locusts to prevent them from destroying his crop. The turkeys returned to the farm stripped of their feathers.

This farmer sent his turkeys to eat locusts to prevent them from destroying his crop. The turkeys returned to the farm stripped of their feathers.

Civil Rights March, Washington, 1963.

Civil Rights March, Washington; Wednesday August Let's see this 50 years on for equal rights for the LGBT community. Wednesday August Take a stand for equality and for reason.

DOLORES Official Theatrical Trailer. Dolores Huerta is one of the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. A co-founder of the first farm workers unions with Cesar Chavez, she tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice. With intimate, unprecedented access to this defiant feminist and intensely private mother of eleven, now 87, Peter Bratt’s portrait reveals the stakes of committing one’s life to social change.   Official selection: Sundance Film Festival

Dolores Huerta is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. An equal partner in co-founding the first farm workers unions

Black Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit’s Vacant Lots Into Bee Farms - “Work hard, stay bumble” is their nonprofit motto.

Black Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit’s Vacant Lots Into Bee Farms

Black Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit’s Vacant Lots Into Bee Farms - “Work hard, stay bumble” is their nonprofit motto.

This nylon jacket belonged to Cesar Chavez, a civil rights, Latino and farm labor leader who in 1962 founded the United Farm Workers (UFW) union, the first effective union of farm workers in the United States. As founder and president of the UFW, Chavez brought to light the plight of farm laborers through community organizing, marches, boycotts and fasts.A migrant worker during his childhood, Chavez pledged his life to improving the stark conditions of farm labor. Inspired by Mahatma Gandhi…

This nylon jacket belonged to Cesar Chavez, a civil rights, Latino and farm labor leader who in 1962 founded the United Farm Workers (UFW) union, the first effective union of farm workers in the.

For thoughtful New Orleans tourists, it's less about "eco-friendly" activities, but social justice issues, the music culture, and the farm-to-table food.

Sustainable New Orleans: Farm-to-Table Restaurants, Cultural History, Art, and Music for the Thoughtful Visitor - Ecocult

In the Shadow of the Capitol, Washington, D.C. by Marion Palfi.... Social documentary photographer Marion Palfi (1907–1978) sought equity, opportunity, and justice for all people, using her camera as a tool for that end. Farm Security Administration projects and the Photo League inspired her initial efforts toward reform, but for Palfi, the desire for social change was a lifelong pursuit. (clic pic for more info)

In the Shadow of the Capitol - photographer Marion Palfi -Washington, D. 1946 - from Center for Creative Photography - U of Arizona

Amber Canavan is a college student with years of experience helping animals. Until recently, she had no criminal history and advocates for social justice for all. She was concerned about the foie gras industry’s mistreatment of ducks so a prosecutor says she went onto a farm in New York to see what was happening to the animals. When she reportedly rescued two terribly abused birds and gathered video evidence of cruelty in this industry, she was arrested and faces serious criminal charges…

Investigator Speaks As She Heads to Jail for Exposing Factory Farm Cruelty

He said it first. Cesar Chavez, American Farm Workers Union. Si Se Puede! Viva la huelga!  Happy César Chávez Day.

Cesar Chavez + Unity + Justice + Equality = Si Se Puede!

“Sí se puede” is the rallying cry of the United Farm Worker’s Union in the Yes!

Check out this engaging lesson on Cesar Chavez that uses primary sources and discussion to inspire critical thinking and empathy.

A Lesson About Cesar Chavez and Civil Rights

Our founding fathers would never have approved... church and state should be separate.

The evolution of the US Pledge of Allegiance. Notice that the last time it was changed was during the McCarthy era and that was a fear reaction to all those godless communists.

George Orwell - 1984 - In the long run, a hierarchical society was only possible on a basis of poverty and ignorance.

George Orwell - 1984 - In the long run, a hierarchical society was only possible on a basis of poverty and ignorance.

Cesar Chavez -César Estrada Chávez was an American farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist who, with Dolores Huerta, co-founded the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers.

Cesar Chavez: American farm worker and civil rights activist. Founder of the National Farm Workers Association.

"Half of Indonesia's massive population still lives on farms, and for these tens of millions of people the revolutionary promise of land reform remains largely unfulfilled. The Basic Agrarian Law, enacted in the wake of the Indonesian Revolution, was supposed to provide access to land and equitable returns for peasant farmers. But fifty years later, the law's objectives of social justice have not been achieved...."

Land for the People: The State and Agrarian Conflict in Indonesia

Homestead Act of 1862

The Homestead Act of 1862

What is the Homestead Act of How does the homestead act relate to western expansion, and to life as we know it today? This is how the west was settled

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