Saturday, March 14, 2020

Cesar E. Chavez essays

Cesar E. Chavez essays When a person hears the name Cesar Chavez, a person thinks of a mans fight for his people. As a fellow human being I am proud that he was Hispanic just like me. Well for me he wasnt a regular Jose but someone with the power and strength to say I had it with what was going on, for that I call him a wonderful and brave man. The story of Cesar Chavez begins in Yuma, Arizona. He was born March 31,1927. Cesar Estrada Chavez was names after his grandfather Cesario Chavez. As a small child Cesar learned many things. As a child Cesar learned first hand how hard it was to be a brown man in a white mans land. Cesars family, The Chavez family, was swindled from their house and farm by dishonest whites. Cesar learned a lesson about injustice that he would later in counter. Cesar said the love for justice that is in us is not only the best part of our being but it also the most true to our nature. Like I said this man had the mentality of someone you read in LA OPINION. In my dark eyes Cesar was the Mexican, white people feared him left and right and prayed that Cesar would look the other way or they would loose their fortune. To me that is an accomplishment beyond a lot of peoples reach. As a young child Cesar did not like school that much, I mean I dont either, but his reasons were much better that mine becau se all of the teachers were Anglos and only spoke English, and that wasnt it, if the school staff caught u speaking Spanish they would hit you with a size 12 inch ruler. Cesar and his brother attended from 38 schools to 70 schools. Cesar only graduated from the 8th grade and could not attend high school because his father, Librado, had an accident and could not work because of it. So as the oldest child of the family Cesar put away his plans for the future to support his family both mentally and physically. As Chavez grew older he started back his journey in aca...

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