Students gather to honor Cesar Chavez
— reported by KTRK ABC Channel 13
Nearly 100 people gathered at Brownsville’s city hall to mark the 40th anniversary of Cesar Chavez’s historic march in California from Delano to Sacramento. The march drew nationl attention to the plight of migrant farmworkers.
Thursday’s rally was organized by The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. It was the first of a weeklong series of events meant to honor the contributions of farmworkers.