Dolores Huerta: The Civil Rights Icon Who Showed Farmworkers ‘Si Se Puede’

United Farm Workers leader Dolores Huerta at the Delano grape workers strike in Delano, Calif., 1966. The strike set in motion the modern farmworkers movement.

A key architect of the nationwide grape boycott that galvanized the farmworkers’ rights movement, her legacy has long been overshadowed. A new film aims to change that. Huerta speaks with NPR.

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