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At 90, Dolores Huerta Is Not Done Inspiring Labor Activists

She always believed she could do more for farmworkers by organizing a union to fix income inequality

A portrait of Dolores Huerta.
Dolores Huerta. Photo courtesy of the author.

DDolores Huerta turns 90 today and has been engaging in all kinds of activism since 1962. Born in Dawson, a mining town in New Mexico, Huerta was the second child of Juán Fernandez, a farmworker…




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