“My husband spent his life fighting for dignity for all people. César was one of the first civil rights leaders to speak out for gays and lesbians, because he understood that you can’t demand equality for your own people while tolerating discrimination against anyone else.”
– Helen Chavez, Chicana activist and wife of Cesar Chavez.
Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez.
Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller and poet. Born and raised in the South Bronx, New York City, he grew up in a bicultural environment. Bobby draws on his Native American (Taino) and Latino (Puerto Rican) roots to offer a unique repertoire of discourses, readings and performances that celebrates his indigenous heritage.
For more info on Bobby, visit http://www.bobbygonzalez.com
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