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A stunning visual and verbal narrative of the grit and gentleness in Southwestern Latinx communities through photography by Antonio Salazar and poetry by José Olivarez, author of Citizen Illegal.
Cherríe Moraga’s powerful memoir remains as urgent as ever. She explores the contradictions and complexities of her Chicana and lesbian identities, moving gracefully between poetry and prose, Spanish and English, personal narratives and political theory.
In a series of journal entries—some original passages, others revisited and expanded in retrospect—Cherrié Moraga details her experiences with pregnancy, birth, and the early years of lesbian parenting.
Weaving personal narrative with political analysis, Community as Rebellion offers a meditation on creating liberatory spaces for students and faculty of color within academia. Through personal experiences and analytical reflections, the author invites readers—in particular Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and Asian women—to engage in liberatory practices of boycott, abolition, and radical community-building to combat the academic world’s tokenizing and exploitative structures.
Despite the growth and violence of the police state dedicated to the repression of transborder populations—the migra-state—migrant workers have been at the forefront of class struggle in the United States. This timely book persuasively argues that labor and migrant solidarity movements are already showing how and why, in order to fight for justice and re-build the international union movement, we must open the border.
In this brave and devastatingly beautiful anthology, the illustrious poet and editor Aracelis Girmay gathers complex and intimate pieces from Black, Indigenous, Asian, and Latinx perspectives that illuminate the nuances of personal and collective histories, analyses, practices, and choices surrounding pregnancy.
Mi María: Surviving the Storm shares first-person stories of Puerto Ricans surviving Hurricane María and its long aftermath as people waited for relief and aid that rarely arrived and communities collectively organized to support one another in recovery.
An urgent, global account of the migration crisis and the function of borders across political, social, cultural, and economic systems.
A BreakBeat Poets anthology that opposes silence and re-mixes the soundtrack of the Latinx diaspora across diverse poetic traditions.
Smoking Lovely is one of the foundational texts of anti-gentrification Nuyorican literature, inspiring a whole generation of poets in their attempts to survive and subvert the neoliberal city.
Citizen Illegal is a revealing portrait of life as a first generation immigrant, a celebration of Chicano joy, a shout against erasure, and a vibrant re-imagining of Mexican American life.
Lineage of Rain traces histories of Salvadoran migration and the US-sponsored civil war to reimagine trauma as a site for transformation and healing.
Penelope Alegria's Milagro is a retracing of parental lineage, a recount of the stories that course through the veins of family. The collection examines the effects of immigration from the perspective of both the immigrant and the immigrant’s child, investigating how the act of leaving reverbrates through generations.
A Voice of Witness collection of oral histories that tell the stories of youth refugees fleeing their homes in Central America and traveling for hundreds of miles seeking safety and protection in the United States.
An in-depth look at Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and the preexisting crisis that conditioned this historic disaster.
A story of resistance, repression, and US policy in Honduras in the aftermath of a violent military coup.
No One Is Illegal convincingly debunks the leading ideas behind the often-violent right-wing backlash against immigrants.
A ground-breaking history of the radical political movements that developed within the Mexican and Chicano working-class in the United States.
A moving account of the successful strike by mainly Mexican women workers at the largest plant in Watsonville, California.
Interviews and photographic essays highlight the spirit of the 70's New York-based organization of Puerto Rican radicals, the Young Lords.
My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter is poet Aja Monet’s ode to mothers, daughters, and sisters—the tiny gods who fight to change the world.
In this vital and startling investigation, bestselling author and activist Naomi Klein uncovers how the forces of shock politics and disaster capitalism seek to undermine the Puerto Rico's radical, resilient vision for a “just recovery” after Hurricane Maria.
In three dramatic weeks in October and November 2019, the fourteen years of progressive change that Evo Morales’ pink tide government had worked to implement in Bolivia and beyond came to a screeching halt. This book tells the story of this year of upheaval in Bolivia, providing a critical analysis of the 14 years of the MAS government that preceded it as well as the MAS return to power in 2020.
The Mexican Revolution recounts the revolution’s main events, sorts through its internal conflicts, and asks whether or not its leaders achieved their goals.
This book offers an overarching political and economic evaluation of the Latin American Left between the late 1990s and 2016.
The first English-language biography of one of Latin America’s most important, innovative, and enduringly relevant, Marxist thinkers.
This timely and accessible guide debunks the twenty-one biggest myths and stereotypes in today's immigration debate.
Vilson, a teacher from an urban school composed of black and poor youth, challenges racism and inequality in the classroom.
Undivided Rights captures the evolving and largely unknown activist history of women of color organizing for reproductive justice.
Explores the reality of US police violence against Black, Brown and Indigenous communities.
A political portrait focused on Guevara’s thought and political record aimed at dispelling many of the myths about the revolutionary.
An indispensable reexamination of the failures of the Nicaraguan Revolution, by one of the most important Marxist-historians of Latin America.
A sweeping, insightful history from below of the Bolivarian Revolution and its efforts to build socialism in the 21st century.
An accessible and insightful look into the promise, potential, and political contradictions of Evo Morales' first term.
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