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Salt of the Earth: Grounds Students in Hope

Teaching Activity. By S.J. Childs.
The author describes how she introduces students to the classic 1953 film, Salt of the Earth, about a miners’ strike in New Mexico.

Time Periods: 20th Century, Cold War: 1945 - 1960, People’s Movement: 1961 - 1974
Themes: Labor, Latino, Social Class, Women's History
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Caribbean Connections: Moving North (Teaching Guide) | Zinn Education Project

Caribbean Connections: Moving North

Teaching Guide. Edited by Catherine Sunshine and Keith Warner. 2005. 240 pages.
Literature and essays about Caribbean life in the United States.

Themes: Immigration, Latino, US Foreign Policy
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The Export of Colors

Article. By Manlio Argueta. From Cuzcatlán, Donde bate la mar del sur.
An excerpt from a novel of historical fiction about the impact of an export economy on peasants in El Salvador.

Time Periods: 20th Century
Themes: Imperialism, Latino, Native American
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101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed US History

Book – Non-fiction. By Michele Bollinger and Dao Tran. 2012.
A collection of 101 brief and accessible profiles of rebels, radicals, and fighters for social justice.

Time Periods: All US History
Themes: African American, Asian American, Civil Rights Movements, Democracy & Citizenship, Disability, Immigration, Labor, Language Arts, Latino, LGBT, Media, Native American, Organizing, Pacific Islander, Racism & Racial Identity, Social Class, Women's History
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500 Years of Chicana Women’s History

Books – Non-fiction. By Elizabeth Martinez. 2007., 899 illustrations.
Stories and photos of Chicana/Mexican-American women in politics, labor, art, health, and more.

Time Periods: All US History
Themes: Civil Rights Movements, Immigration, Latino, Women's History
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Caribbean Connections: The Dominican Republic

Book – Non-fiction and Fiction. Edited by Gallin, Glasser, Santana. 2005. 250 pages.
Reader-friendly overview of the history, politics, and culture of the fourth largest Latino community in the United States.

Time Periods: 20th Century
Themes: Art & Music, Immigration, Latino, Sports, US Foreign Policy, Women's History, World History/Global Studies
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A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America (Book) | Zinn Education Project: Teaching People's History

A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America

Book – Non-fiction. By Ronald Takaki. 2008. 560 pages.
A multicultural history of America, in the voices of Native Americans, African Americans, Jews, Irish Americans, Asian Americans, Latinos, and others.

Time Periods: All US History
Themes: African American, Asian American, Immigration, Labor, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander, Social Class
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Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America (Book)

Book – Non-fiction. By Juan Gonzalez. 2011.
An updated and thorough account of the role the United States in the mass migration of Latinos to the U.S.

Time Periods: All US History
Themes: Immigration, Latino, Laws & Citizen Rights, World History/Global Studies
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