Cesar Chavez

Dolores Huerta speaking
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A documentary highlighting the life of civil rights icon Dolores Huerta premieres tomorrow on WKAR-TV. During a recent visit to East Lansing, WKAR’s Karel Vega spoke with Huerta about topics including the #MeToo movement, and what comes next in her fight for social justice.


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Civil Rights icon Dolores Huerta was in East Lansing Tuesday as part of Michigan State University’s eighth annual César E. Chávez Commemorative Celebration. WKAR’s Karel Vega has more.


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Lansing officials have planned a ceremonial unveiling of signs reflecting the renaming of a section of roadway for civil rights activist Cesar Chavez.

Lansing City Council Approves Name Change For Grand River Avenue

Oct 31, 2017
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The Lansing City Council has voted to change the name of a portion of Grand River Avenue to César E. Chávez Avenue.  WKAR's Karel Vega has more.


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Dozens of people gathered at the Capitol Monday afternoon to rally for renaming a stretch of Grand River Avenue after the activist Cesar Chavez.


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A Lansing area group working to rename part of Grand River Avenue after civil rights activist Cesar Chavez is organizing a rally Monday at the State Capitol. WKAR’s Karel Vega reports.

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A Lansing area group is working to rename sections of Grand River Avenue after a famous civil rights activist. WKAR’s Karel Vega has more.