Charles P. García

How the Anglos Stole Thanksgiving

EDITOR’S NOTE: Two years ago, the author wrote an opinion piece for CNN that is still shared and discussed to this day. The following is an update to that 2011 post. Thanksgiving is a deeply meaningful annual ritual for Americans. It is singled out as the day to recall a gathering nearly 400 years ago when […]

  • Nov 28, 2013
  • 9:44 AM

Desecrating the Memory of César Chávez

In 1971, César Chávez moved his home and the headquarters of the United Farm Workers union from Delano to La Paz, a property encompassing 187 acres in the Tehachapi Mountains of eastern Kern County, California. Kern is the fifth-largest county in California with nearly 50% of its population of Mexican American descent. When he died […]

  • Jun 5, 2013
  • 1:45 PM