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Afro-Latinidades & Afro-Latinx Identities

Literary Collections

Latino Literature: Poetry, Drama, and Fiction
Includes poetry, short fiction, novels, and some 450 plays. Also includes materials such as playbills, production stills, and audio files, as well as a large number of previously unpublished works collected directly from the authors. Rutgers-restricted Access

Some Basic Works

Afro-Latin America, 1800-2000
George Reid Andrews. New York, Oxford University Press, 2004.
Issues faced by Afro-Latin Americans in the 19th and 20th centuries. Includes discussion of Afro-Latin Americans in Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Costa Rica, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, and Uruguay. Available? Rutgers-restricted Access
Afro-Latin@ Reader: History and Culture in the United States.
Miriam Jiménez Román and Juan Flores, editors. Durham, N.C., Duke University Press, 2010. Available? Rutgers-restricted Access
AfroLatinas and LatiNegras: Culture, Identity, and Struggle From an Intersectional Perspective
Rosita Scerbo and Concetta Bondi. Lexington Books, 2022. Rutgers-restricted Access
Manteca!: An Anthology of Afro-Latin@ Poets
Melissa Castillo-Garsow, ed., Houston, Arte Publico Press, 2017. Rutgers-restricted Access


Down These Mean Street
Piri Thomas. 30th Anniversary Edition. New York, Vintage Books, 1997. Rutgers-restricted Access
The Color of Love: Racial Features, Stigma, and Socialization in Black Brazilian Families
Elizabeth Hordge-Freeman. Austin, University of Texas Press, 2015. Rutgers-restricted Access

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