Why Is Cesar Chavez Wrong

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“Students must have initiative; they should not be mere imitators. They must learn to think and act for themselves and be free.” -Cesar Chavez. Martin Luther King Jr. and Cesar Chavez both fought for the rights of people who were treated unfairly. Cesar Chavez fought for the rights of the farm workers in California. Martin Luther King Jr. was an African American and during that time, African Americans were treated unfairly by white people. Robert F Kennedy wrote a speech announcing Martin Luther King Jr’s death. Many people were shocked when they heard the news of his death. So he became more effective when died and people remember Martin Luther King Jr. When Cesar Chavez died many people were saddened by his death. There is now a Cesar Chavez day to honor his memory. Many poor immigrants at a young age worked in the fields. Cesar Chavez was a person that worked in the fields at a young age. My dad started working in the fields to plant when he was five or six years old. My dad would work from four to five hours a day in the fields. My dad was born in a…show more content…
were both people who stood up for many people. Cesar Chavez stood up for farm workers that were being treated unfairly, being underpaid and had bad working conditions. Martin Luther King Jr. had stood up for African Americans when they were being treated extremely unfair because of their skin color. Martin Luther King Jr. would make speeches about that topic. One of Martin Luther King Jr.’s quotes was”The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” What Martin Luther King meant by that was that if you are willing to fight against the people that were being racist and harming native Americans instead of just staying back and just watching people die or get really hurt. I feel that was Martin Luther King Jr. was trying to inspire his people through the darkest
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