Note: The books listed above should be included as an essential part of the bibliography to follow.
Essays In The History Of The American Negro
. New York: International Publishers, 1964.
This book is a compilation of essays on the Negro from slavery to the Civil War. It provides a chronology of slave revolts occurring in the United States.
The Negro Vanguard
. North Carolina: College of the University of North Carolina, 1959.
This book provides historical records of the history of the Negro. It identifies celebrated Afro-Americans in our country’s past. It depicts contributions made by Negroes in the economic, social and political arena.
Cloward, Richard A. and Francisco Fox Piven.
Poor People’s Movement: Why They Succeed and How They Fail
. New York: Vintage Books, 1979.
This book assesses the mobilization of the unemployed from the Great Depression to the Civil Rights Movement. It culminates with the movement of the National Welfare Rights Organization.
The Black Experience In America
. Boston: Twayne Publishers, 1972.
This book provides an excellent historical account of the black man’s plight from his African origins to the twentieth century’s challenge for Civil Rights. It is sequential, easy to read and understand. This is a good reference source for teachers.
Du Bois, W. E. B., and Norman Truman.
The Souls Of Black Folks
. New York: Washington Square Press, 1970.
This book is a historical account of the Black experience from slavery to the late nineteenth century. It provides an indepth study of the Negro experience concerning race, prejudice, alienation of blacks in the economic, social and political arena of a nation struggling to find a balance in race relations.
Du Bois, W. E. Burghardt.
Black Reconstruction In America
New York: Russel and Russel, Inc., 1935.
This book seeks to interpret twenty years of the history of Africans transplanted in the new world, four centuries of bondage, and a nation’s attempt to reconstruct American Democracy.
Affirmative Discrimination: Ethnic Inequality and Public Policy
: New York: Basic Books, Inc., 1975.
In this book Glazer examines the government’s policy on Affirmative Action, its relationship to minorities, and the ramifications of its policy as it relates to minorities, whites, politics and morality. It also examines the future of Affirmative Action.
Geyer, Georgie Anne.
The New Latins
. New York: Double Day Company, Inc., 1970.
This book provides an indepth view of the cultural changes experienced by Hispanics in their homeland and also in their relationship with the United States.
Hauberg, Clifford A.
Puerto Rico and the Puerto Ricans
Boston: Globe Publishers, 1974.
This book provides an excellent account of the Puerto Rican experience in the U. S.. It provides a historical account of the history of Puerto Rico, and the leaders who worked to affect changes in the system after Puerto Rico came under U. S. control.
Iglesias, Cesar Andreu.
Memoirs of Bernardo Vega;
Contribution to the History of the Puerto Rican Community in New York
. New York: Monthly Press, 1984.
This book contains a historical account of the experiences of Puerto Ricans migrating to and resettling in the urban United States. It provides a detailed account of the Puerto Rican experience in New York from 1916 to the aftermath of World War II.
Madden, Robert and Juan Francisco Manzano.
History of the Life of the Negro Poet, Written By Himself
This is the story of a nineteenth century Cuban slave. It is a fascinating tale of the life of a slaves’ escape to freedom. His quest for knowledge led him to teach himself to read and write. This story is written in narrative form and is an excellent book to motivate students.
Puerto Rican Paradox
. London: Pennsylvania Press, 1947.
This book is a historical account of the history of Puerto Rico, its Americanization, cultural conflicts and Nationalism.
The Latin Americans: Their Love/Hate Relationship With the U. S
. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977.
This book explores the relationship of Puerto Rico and the United States from conquest into the twentieth century.