He emphasizes on the nonviolent resistance Dr. King and his followers have practiced, and related it … Recommended Annotation Visible only to you. The Filipinos, under AWOC AFL-CIO began the strike for a $1.40 per hour guarantee and a union contract.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR., CESAR CHAVEZ, AND THE IMAGES OF THEIR MOVEMENTS A Dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School University of Missouri-Columbia In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Doctor of Philosophy by ANDREA SHAN JOHNSON Dr. Robert Weems, Jr., Dissertation Supervisor MAY 2006 Unable to save at this time. In a 400 square mile area halfway between Selma and Weedpatch, California, a general strike of farm workers has been going on for six weeks. Lessons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Cesar Chavez. We Shall Overcome, 1965. Within his article, Chavez expertly utilizes rhetorical devices and writing methods to promote his idea of nonviolent resistance to achieve justice for farm laborers in the United States and beyond. In 1978, Cesar Chavez, a labor union organizer and civil rights leader, published an article in a magazine of a religious organization on the 10th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. Chavez on Martin Luther King Jr. Twitter; facebook; YouTube; Email; share link; My friends, today we honor a giant among men: today we honor the reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. King was a powerful figure of destiny, of courage, of sacrifice, and of vision. Speeches & Writings . Posted on March 7, 2017 by Inga Kim. On April 4, 1978, Cesar Chavez – world renowned labor union organizer and civil rights activist – published a magazine article devoted to just that: justice and equality for field workers throughout America. Cesar Chavez Foundation > Speeches and Writings. Cesar Chavez and Martin Luther King Jr. both believed that equality could be achieved through the use of non-violence. Chavez begins his article by alluding to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his teachings.