April 10, 1930: Dolores Huerta is born. Dolores Huerta was born in Dawson, New Mexico.Huerta, inspired by her upbringing and her experience working as a teacher among impoverished students, became a community organizer and set out to “correct economic injustice”. She and Cesar Chavez founded a union called the National Farm Workers Association that would later merge with the Agricultural Workers Organizing Committee to become the United Farm Workers of America, .
Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee President Dmitry Chernyshenko presented the medals of the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to the public. The Sochi 2014 Organizing Committee showed a video presenting the medals and telling about their main idea. "The medals embody the idea of the brand and the contrasting effects of our country, where Europe meets Asia, where pristine nature comes in touch with a metropolis, and where innovations neighbor the richest culture of Russia," the…
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'In common struggle against a common oppression': the United Farm Workers and the Black Panther Party, 1968-1973. Cesar Chavez, president of the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee (UFW). Bobby Seale, founder of the Oakland-based Black Panther Party (BPP), the UFW's strongest ally in Oakland formed picket lines--composed of farm workers, UFW organizers, Black Panthers, children, and members of the community & succeeded in closing the Safeway store for the foreseeable future.
Fannie Lou Hamer (1917 - 1977) Picture taken in 1964 Hamer was instrumental in organizing Mississippi Freedom Summer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and later became the Vice-Chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, attending the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in that capacity. Photo credit: Library of Congress