Sunday, November 14, 2010

Book Review: Race and Latinos (NiLP Book Notes)

The Afro-Latin@ Reader: History and Culture in the United States, edited by Miriam Jiménez and Juan Flores (Durham: Duke University Press, 2010) is a major contribution to our understanding of the role of race in the Latino community; from poetic to musical to social scientific sources, it represents a powerful 360-degree treatment of the subject. And as The Young Lords: A Reader, edited by Darrel Enck-Wanzer, with a foreword by Iris Morales and Denise Oliver-Velez (New York: New York University Press, 2010) makes clear, much of the inspiration for the Young Lord came from the African-American community ... read more

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