Dolores Huerta: ‘We Need To Make Sure Our Farmworkers Are Protected’ | The Last Word | MSNBC

Dolores Huerta: ‘We Need To Make Sure Our Farmworkers Are Protected’ | The Last Word | MSNBC 1

 

On what would be the 94th birthday of Cesar Chavez, his United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta is still advocating for farmworker rights and protections – including COVID vaccines. “Remember when you sit down to eat your dinner, and give a grateful thought to the farmworkers and keep praying for them that they will be respected the way they should be.” Aired on 04/01/2021.
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30 Comments on "Dolores Huerta: ‘We Need To Make Sure Our Farmworkers Are Protected’ | The Last Word | MSNBC"

  1. I would not last one hour on the farm. Thank you for the food!

  2. Truth Seeker | April 1, 2021 at 12:24 AM | Reply

    PROTECT THE FARM WORKER, they feed us all! I have been there and we know the conditions are not great and do not get me started on housing conditions. Take vaccines to the farm workers!!

    • SouthSide_ Chicago79 | April 1, 2021 at 12:53 AM | Reply

      100%, and something we could, and should, all agree on. Trump recognized their importance, let’s hope that mentality continues.

    • Claudia Moore | April 1, 2021 at 5:42 PM | Reply

      Truth-seeker but not agree with you more my God they are handling our food that will eventually end up on our dinner tables or breakfast tables or even lunch dear God how can you deny and in a pandemic people the right to live and not spread the disease this is one of the most stupid things I have ever heard from Republicans I’ve heard a lot I’m stupid things and laws

  3. 💗💗💗💗

  4. Melanie Brandt | April 1, 2021 at 12:31 AM | Reply

    Dolores Huerta is a Civil Rights Farm worker’s HERO🌟 She’s marched next to Caesar Chavez and been a pioneer in human rights since the 1960’s.

  5. SouthSide_ Chicago79 | April 1, 2021 at 12:35 AM | Reply

    Don’t worry Dolores, Since Trump took office, direct aid to farms has grown from $11.5 billion in 2017 to more than $32 billion this year. This year’s funding is an all-time high 🙂

  6. Amazing woman.

  7. Brandon Tolbert | April 1, 2021 at 12:40 AM | Reply

    A LIVING LEGEND!!! MUCH REPECT FOR WHAT SHE STANDS FOR!!!

  8. Biden has done NOTHING for Productive Americans in 50+ YEARS.
    He should already be in PRISON.

  9. Expect first step tomorrow. Going all the way is the only way to ensure family safety. Can not go back.

  10. 51 billion in welfare since 2016. Some moron actually said tariffs are easy.

  11. Monique Barber | April 1, 2021 at 1:19 AM | Reply

    This isn’t an essential skill. I can’t wait until farm work is finally mechanized.

    • Farmwork is definitely essential. You have food on your table because of farm workers. Automatic farms will put millions of people around the world out of jobs and the line of poverty will keep dropping lower and lower. It’s hard work but people need these jobs to live, they are human too.

    • Monique Barber | April 1, 2021 at 7:50 PM | Reply

      @kamskeyd LOL, yeah right

    • @Monique Barber I can’t tell if you’re joking or you’re just too embarrassed to respond properly

  12. Jonathan Mol | April 1, 2021 at 1:39 AM | Reply

    My first job when I was 12 yrs old was picking peppers. I got 30 cents a bushel. I didn’t make a lot of money on the farm, but I was grateful that I didn’t work in the pumpkin patch. We were all white kids in 1980.

  13. Anne-Marie Parker | April 1, 2021 at 2:43 AM | Reply

    My heart goes to every farmer workers, I prayer they are treated equally for the hard work they do to provide food on the table for all USA CITIZENS. God Bless.

  14. Sidney Mathious | April 1, 2021 at 2:58 AM | Reply

    The farm workers union have been working for a long time defending their rights and Mrs. Dolores Huerta have been around since joining Mr. Cesar Chavez in fighting for fair wages and working conditions for the UFW union.

  15. ORANGE GENERAL | April 1, 2021 at 3:25 AM | Reply

    CESAR CHAVEZ WAS 100% AGAINST ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION !!!?!

  16. brilliantly said, ty both. amen. and that central valley heat is brutal.

  17. The guy was completely against illegal immigration, how about they display that fact.

  18. Notafratdude | April 1, 2021 at 8:36 AM | Reply

    Jesus loves and cares about you so much so repent so That we all make it to heaven.

    Like so more people can see this.

  19. What a powerful message on all levels about the farm workers needing to be vaccinated, the equal rights amendment and the leadership of Chavez and Huerta. The video of how hard and how fast the workers have to work is quite stunning. A good reminder to us to given the workers their due. Thank you, Lawrence O’Donnell!

  20. Ralph Gonzales | April 1, 2021 at 8:02 PM | Reply

    Imagine what they get paid and what people will pay for fruits and vegetables at a high dollar restaurant

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