Dolores Huerta is the co-founder of the United Farm Workers and an committed feminist who now heads her own foundation.
For her, even a shoe-shopping expedition can be laden with socio-politics.
For Mother’s Day, her son said he was buying her new shoes. "We go to the store," she told me, "and there’s nobody to help you. When I was young, there was always somebody who could help you. [Now] it’s like our time isn’t valuable, so we have to look to find the things we need.