Hispanic-American Books, Videos, and Websites

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Thresholds/Umbrales, by Claribel Alegria. (1996)
The Latino Reader, by Halord Augenbaum, & Margarite Fernandez Olmos. (1997) 
Latina: Women’s Voices from The Borderlands, by Lillian Castillo-Speed. (1995) 
First Love and Look for my Obituary, by Elena Garro. (1997) 
Roots of Chicano Politics, 1600-1940, by Juan Gomez-Quinones. (1994) 
Barrios and Borderlands, by Denis Lynn Daly Heyck. (1994) Latin American Women Dramatists, by Catherine Larson, & Margarita Vargas. (1998) 
Contemporary Social Issues, by Joan Nordquist. (1995) Chicano Bibliography, by Jane Mitchell Talbot, & Gilbert R. Cruz. (1973)
Bibliografia Chicana, by Arnulfo D. Trejo. (1975) 
Reference Materials on Mexican Americans, by Richard D. Woods. (1976) 


Color of Fear: Men of diverse ethnicities talk about racism, 1 1/2 hrs.
Larry Rubin Lecture Series:1993 Lecturer Dr. Bacanza discusses the merits of diversity and diversity in education, 20 min introduction + 40 min lecture.
Machito: A Latin Jazz Legacy: A history of Latin music’s variety of rich sounds and Machito’s influence on the United States, 55 min.
Musa Nova: Cole Porter's Night and Day.  Latin Jazz Music Video, 5 min.
My American Girls: A Dominican Story Follows a Dominican family who have immigrated to New York City and must cope with being a bicultural family while they negotiate the hurdles of their adopted city, 63 min.
A Night in Havanna: Dizzy Gillespie in Cuba: Documentary following Dizzy Gillespie including clips of personal interviews, music performances, and his experiences in Cuba, 1 1/2 hrs excluding commercials.
Shadow of Hate: Documentary of the US history of prejudice and discrimination, 38 min.

Chicano Bibliography complied by Jane Mitchell Talbot & Gilbert R. Cruz (1973) 
Contemporary Social Issues (Latinas in the United States) Complied by Joan Nordquist (1995) 
Mexican-American by Richard D. Woods (1976) 
Bibliografia Chicana by Arnulfo D. Trejo (1975) 

Web Sites 

Chicano/Latino Net (CLNET)
HALO (Wichita State University)
Hispanic-American Village
Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Hispanic Reading Room / Library of Congress
Las Mujeres
Latin American Folk Institute
Latino Promotions
Making Face, Making Soul: A Chicana Feminist
Mexico Online Official & Religious Mexican National Holidays
National Council of La Raza
National Latino Research Center
United States of American History (Hispanic USA)