April 23rd @ 3:02 PM GMT
Yahoo! (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy will honor late civil rights leader Cesar Chavez on Thursday as a veteran who served in the Western Pacific just after World War II with full graveside honors at his memorial in California, Chavez's foundation said. Chavez, a labor leader and civil rights icon who is revered by agricultural workers and Hispanic Americans and co-founded the United Farm Workers union, died 22 years ago on Thursday. The ceremony at his gravesite in the Memorial Garden of the Cesar E.... (U.S. News)
April 23rd @ 11:13 PM GMT
CBS News Legendary labor leader served in the western Pacific during a 1946-48 stint in the Navy (U.S. News)
April 23rd @ 10:46 PM GMT
Yahoo! Hundreds gathered Thursday to see military honors bestowed at the graveside of Cesar Chavez, and despite more than two decades passing since his death, his sister said she felt his presence, just as he brought life to the farmworkers' movement on the fields of Central California. (U.S. News)
April 23rd @ 6:19 AM GMT
Yahoo! Civil rights and labor leader Cesar Chavez is going to be honored for a different kind of service. (U.S. News)
April 24th @ 4:27 PM GMT
Yahoo! In a story April 23 about military honors at Cesar Chavez's gravesite, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of Chavez's sister. Her name is Rita Chavez Medina, not Rita Chavez Martin. (U.S. News)