Cesar Chavez Day, Social Justice

Why César Chávez Day Needs to be Remembered

César Chávez was an Arizonian, WWII Veteran, a father, husband, organizer, and a leader. Chávez’ legacy as a leader among farm workers’ unions is honored on March 31st, on what would have been his 92nd birthday. On this day, the UFW martyrs also need to be remembered. These were men and women from Yemen, Mexico, and… Continue reading Why César Chávez Day Needs to be Remembered

Cesar Chavez Day, Social Justice

Why César Chávez Day Needs to be Remembered

César Chávez was an Arizonian, WWII Veteran, a father, husband, organizer, and a leader. Chávez’ legacy as a leader among farm workers’ unions is honored on March 31st, on what would have been his 92nd birthday. On this day, the UFW martyrs also need to be remembered. These were men and women from Yemen, Mexico, and… Continue reading Why César Chávez Day Needs to be Remembered

Health, Uncategorized

Why Pink Makes Me Cringe-Redux

This is a post from last year, updated a bit, but the message remains the same: It’s not Pink, the singer, that stirs up ambivalent feelings in my soul, it’s the color pink linked to October’s Breast Cancer Awareness month. It’s all the pink stuff beyond the commemorative ribbons. The pink deodorant containers, buckets of… Continue reading Why Pink Makes Me Cringe-Redux