Arturo S. Rodríguez recalled what his parish priest at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church told him after joining the first farm workers’ melon strike in Rio Grande City and getting arrested back in 1966.
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Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 5 2016 - 7:57pm
"Viva Cesar Chavez!" "Viva Dolores Huerta!" "The people united will never be divided!" Those were just some of the chants that could be heard in downtown San Antonio on Labor Day morning, Sept. 5, 2016. Hundreds of union members, labor activists and local leaders took to the streets to celebrate a defining moment in the labor movement from 50 years ago.