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Nonviolent resistance was iconic with the labor movement led by Cesar Chavez. Individuals fought for fair labor contracts and an improvement of their working conditions. They were able to gain the support of not only mayors like John Linsey from New York, but they were able to garner support from Canadian citizens.
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El Malcriado Newspaper Collection
Archives & Special Collections of California State University, Monterey Bay
"The Grape Boycott: Consumer Power Strikes A Blow for Justice: El Poder del Consumidor: El Boicote de Uva" (1970). Politicians. 17.