Afro-Latinx Studies

This guide contains recommended resources for doing research on Afro-Latinx Peoples.


Welcome to the Afro-Latinx Studies Research Site, your information gateway for research, teaching, and learning. Feel free to contact me for your research and classroom needs.                                                                    

Leta Hendricks

Afro-Latinx in the United States


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An African American and Latinx History of the United States

An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx social justice.  An African American and Latinx History of the United States is a narrative history declaring the importance of the "Global South" to the development of the United States.  Author Paul Ortiz shows how African American, Latinx, and Indigenous peoples fought for economic justice.

Ortiz, Paul. An African American and Latinx History of the United States. Beacon Press, 2018. 

Afro-Latinx Databases

Afro-Latinos  Oxford Bibliographies database article provides information on popular culture sociological sources: Introduction, General Overviews, Blackness in Latin America, US Latino Identity and Afro-Latino Invisibility, Historical Analyses, Transnationalism, Autobiographies and Literature, Popular Culture and Representation, Afro-Latina Identities; African American–Latino Politics, Conflict, and Coalition Building; General Overviews, Classic Works, Edited Collections, Journals, Theoretical Perspectives, Cultural Studies, Representation Perspectives, Production Perspectives, Labor Force Issues, Audience Perspectives, and Media Industry.

Diversity and Ethnic Studies E-Book collection provides access to the topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Topics on African American Studies, Asian American Studies, Disability Studies, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Global Black Studies, Hispanic & Latin American Studies, Indigenous Studies, Sexuality & LGBTQ+ Studies.

Ethnic Diversity Source Database covers culture, social treatment and lived experiences of underrepresented groups across North America, including but not limited to: African Americans, Arab Americans, Asian Americans, European Americans, Jewish Americans, Latinx Americans, Native Americans, and Multiracial Americans. This vetted resource contains scholarly journals and magazines, primary sources, historical documents, interviews and biographies, collections of e-books and videos.   

Ethnic NewsWatch  This news and information database contains newspapers, magazines, and journals from Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPoC) and minority press. The database also contains Ethnic NewsWatch: A History, which provides historical coverage of Native American, African American, and Hispanic American periodicals from 1959-1989​.

EBSCOHost Databases  A multi-interdisciplinary suite of databases covering the arts, humanities, law, life and health sciences, social sciences, science and technology. Databases contain content from popular magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, documents, books, reports, conference proceedings, and other digital media. Features Open Cluster Searching. Select Academic Search Complete.


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