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Cesar Chavez

Cesar Chavez (1927a1993) is a civil rights and labor leader, a farm worker, a crusader for nonviolent social change, an environmentalist, and a consumer advocate. In 1994 he was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Americaas highest civilian honor. Ilan Stavans is a professor at Amherst College and the author of several books, including "On Borrowed Words,"