Building a Latino civil rights movement : Puerto Ricans, African Americans, and the pursuit of racial justice in New York City

Lee, Sonia Song-Ha, author

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  • Creator Sonia Song-Ha Lee
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014]
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  • Physical Details
    • xi, 332 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9781469614137, 1469614138, 9781469614144
  • OCLC ocn861207525


  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-307) and index.


  • Puerto Ricans, race, and ethnicity in postwar New York City -- We were walking on egg shells: Puerto Rican and Black workers' political dissent in the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union -- From social reform to political organizing: building a new consciousness of resistance -- If you have a Black Numero Uno, let's have a Puerto Rican Numero Dos: building Puerto Rican and Black political power through the war on poverty -- From racial integration to community control: the struggle for quality education -- The breaking of a coalition: institutionalizing power and the remaking of a Hispanic identity
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