Recommended Resources

Books

  • American Copia. An Immigrant Epic. - Javier O. Huerta
  • A History of the World in 12 Maps. - Jerry Brotton
  • Chicana/o Struggles for Education. Activism in the Community. - Guadalupe San Miguel Jr.
  • Chicanas in Charge: Texas Women in the Public Arena. - Jose Angel Gutierrez
  • Great Lives from History. Latinos.
  • If You Were Me and Lived in Mexico. A Child's Introduction of Cultures Around the World. - Carole P. Roman
  • Images of America. The Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education. - Jose Angel Gutierrez and Natalia Verjat Gutierrez
  • Latino Americans. The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped A Nation. - Ray Suarez
  • The Latino Generation. Voices of the New America. - Mario T. García
  • Midnight in Mexico. A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent into Darkness. - Alfredo Corchado
  • The Making of Chicano/a Studies. - Rodolfo F. Acuña
  • Our America. A Hispanic History of the Unites States. - Felipe Fernández-Armesto
  • Our Lost Border. Essays on Life Amid the Narco-Violence. - Sarah Cortez and Sergio Troncoso
  • The Tejano Diaspora. - Marc Simon Rodriguez
  • When Mexicans Could Play Ball. Basketball, Race, and Identity in San Antonio, 1928-1945. - Ignacio M. Garcia
  • White Party, White Government. - Joe R. Feagin

Movies & Documentaries

  • American Experience: A Class Apart
  • A Better Life. Every Father Wants More for His Son.
  • Black in Latin America with Henry Louis Gates, JR.
  • Bless Me, Ultima (2013)
  • Cesar Chavez (2014)
  • Companeras. An intimate profile of Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles, COMPAÑERAS reveals the intense, passionate world of America's first professional all-female mariachi band.
  • Goal! (2005)
  • Rebel: Loreta Velazquez, Secret Soldier of the American Civil War
  • Selena (1997)
  • Tortilla Soup (2001)
  • My Family (1995)
  • Latino Americans. The 500-Year Legacy That Shaped A Nation.
  • The Longoria Affair by John J. Valadez
  • Quinceañera (2006)
  • Walk Out. Chicano Pride, Stand As One.
  • Zoot Suit Riots. Los Angeles Erupts in Violence.