Useful Links & Books

Resources regarding Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Resources about white supremacy

Resources about economic inequality

Books about Chicanx/Latinx/Immigrant Rights Activism (with an emphasis on CA):

  • Making Aztlán: Ideology and Culture of the Chicana and Chicano Movement, 1966-1977 by Juan Gómez-Quiñones and Irene Vásquez
  • ¡Chicana Power!: Contested Histories of Feminism in the Chicano Movement by Maylei Blackwell
  • Black, Brown, Yellow and Left: Radical Activism in Los Angeles by Laura Pulido
  • Blowout!: Sal Castro and the Chicano Struggle for Educational Justice by Sal Castro and Mario Garcia
  • Why David Sometimes Wins: Leadership, Organization, and Strategy in the California Farm Worker Movement by Marshall Ganz
  • Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in San Diego by Jimmy Patiño
  • The DREAMers: How the Undocumented Youth Movement Transformed the Immigrant Rights Debate by Walter J. Nicholls
  • Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America edited by Kim Voss and Irene Bloemraad
  • Latino Mass Mobilization: Immigration, Racialization, and Activism by Chris Zepeda-Millán
  • Queer Brown Voices: Personal Narratives of Latina/o LGBT Activism Edited by Uriel Quesada, Letitia Gomez, and Salvador Vidal-Ortiz

A few key histories of Latinx Communities, Racialization, and White Supremacy in the US/CA:

  • Racial Fault Lines: The Historical Origins of White Supremacy in California by Tomás Almaguer
  • How Race Is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts by Natalia Molina
  • Occupied America: A History of Chicanos by Rudy Acuña
  • Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez