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The Little-Known Farmworkers Who Sparked the Biggest Labor Movement in U.S. History

 

Cesar Chavez, Dolores Huerta, and the United Farm Workers of America are famous names, but history tends to overlook the role that the Filipino manongs played in it all. A successful strike required sacrifice by two groups, not just one. “There would be no Cesar Chavez without Larry Itliong,” Gadiano explains. “He was the guy doing the dirty work.” Alexa Strabuk reminds us of his work

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