Latino/a Resources

Official Trailer – Harvest of Empire – The Untold Story of Latinos in America:

Watch Harvest Of Empire 2012:

Henry Gates and Ilan Stavans on Blacks in Latin America:

Henry Louis Gates and Ilan Stavans: Culture Wars and the Cannon:
Two leading cultural thinkers, Ilan Stavans and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., discuss Latino and African American relationships in the U.S.

Norton Anthology of African American Literature – book on

Viva La Causa – 500 Years of Chicano History – book by The Southwest Organizing Project

PBS documentary series – Latino Americans:
first European settlement in America: 1565 in St Augustine, Florida (before Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607)

People of maiz – 7000 years ago:
“Mestizo” is a leftover category from the dehumanizing Spanish-imposed racial caste system of the colonial era (Incidentally, many Chicanos have also mixed for hundreds of years with Indigenous peoples from the greater U.S. Southwest, such as Navajos, Hopis, Pueblos, Apaches, Comanches, etc.).

500 Years of Chicano History – book:

Viva La Causa – 500 Years of Chicano History – Part 1 : VIDEO 3 of 4:

Kevin Costner movie “McFarland USA” — starring Kevin Costner as Coach Jim White, is a movie that’s about more than running. Rather using the sport as a backdrop, it displays the power of heart, commitment, family and an incredible work ethic. Here’s a bio:

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