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U.S.-Mexico Border, History of the

Miguel A. Levario

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

History of the U.S.-Mexico BorderIntroductionNew ways of thinking about US-Mexico border history reveal a significant shift from narrowed national nar...

Undocumented College Students and the DREAM Act

Michael A. Olivas

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Undocumented College Students and the DREAM ActIntroductionDecided by the US Supreme Court in 1982, Plyler v. Doe (cited under Litigation) has extende...

United Farm Workers Union

Matt Garcia

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

United Farm Workers Union Introduction The formation of the United Farm Workers (UFW) in 1965 under the leadership of Cesar Chavez produced a...

Urbanism, Latino

Jesús J. Lara

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Latino Urbanism Introduction Latinos are assuming prominence in our social, political, and economic systems, and they are having a growing imp...

US Spanish-Language Radio

Dolores Inés Casillas

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

US Spanish-Language RadioIntroductionDespite US Spanish-language radio’s early 1920s beginnings, the industry did not experience significant growth un...

US-Mexico Border, Death at the

Néstor P. Rodríguez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Death at the US-Mexico Border Introduction Hundreds of Mexicans, Central Americans, and other migrants die annually at the US-Mexico border wh...


Jorge Iber

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Utah Introduction From the start of the “Chicano era” of political activism in the late 1960s, historians and other scholars writing the story...

Venezuelan Americans

Irina Troconis, Ilan Stavans

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Venezuelan AmericansIntroductionThe term “Venezuelan Americans” refers to US citizens who trace their heritage, or part of their heritage, to Venezuel...

Voting Rights and Redistricting

Rodolfo O. de la Garza

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Voting Rights and Redistricting Introduction The Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965, its subsequent amendments, and related court decisions are a...

White-Latino Relations

Betina Cutaia Wilkinson, Liz Torres-Ramirez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

White-Latino RelationsIntroductionThe United States is often regarded as a country of immigrants given its long history of immigration. While American...

Young Adult Literature

Phillip Serrato

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Young-Adult Literature Introduction Young-adult literature typically refers to texts written for and usually about adolescents. In some cases,...

Zoot Suit Riot

Eduardo Obregón Pagán

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Zoot Suit Riot Introduction As night fell on Los Angeles on 3 June 1943, military men and civilians launched coordinated assaults on zoot-suit...

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