Magazine article The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

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Magazine article The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

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Building a Latino Civil Rights Movement: Puerto Ricans, African Americans, and the Pursuit of Racial Justice in New York City

By Sonia Song-Ha Lee

In the first book-length history of Puerto Rican civil rights in New York City, Lee traces the rise and fall of an uneasy coalition between Puerto Rican and AfricanAmerican activists from the 1950s through the 1970s. Lee portrays this crucial chapter in postwar New York, revealing the permeability of boundaries between AfricanAmerican and Puerto Rican communities.

2014. 352 pp. ISBN: 978-1469614137. $34.95 cloth. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, N.C., (919) 966-3829 (fax), www.uncpress.unc.edu.

Chicano in the White House: The Nixon No One Knew

By Dr. Henry M. Ramirez

A Chicano in the White House is the first book to tell the unknown story of President Richard M. Nixon and the Chícanos. It is a disclosure of how his actions brought an unknown, forgotten, and conquered raza into mainstream America. …

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