Interesting Fact: Cesar Chavez inspired Obama’s “Yes, we can” line

During a 25-day fast in 1972, Chavez and Huerta coined the slogan “Si, se puede,” Spanish for “Yes, it can be done.” It became the UFW’s official motto and a rallying cry for Latino civil rights in general and later inspired the phrase “Yes, we can” for President Obama’s 2008 election campaign.


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