In a quest to learn more and educate ourselves, here are a few resources that piqued our interest.
PBS.org (2019/2020) - Special Collection of Stories that highlight the voices of Hispanic and Latinx Americas and Explore The Diversity of Hispanic Heritage
Memoir / Biography / People's Stories
A Dream Called Home: A Memoir by Reyna Grande
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez by Miriam Pawel
Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented American by Jose Antonio Vargas
Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez by Richard Rodriguez
My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
My Time Among the Whites: Notes from an Unfinished Education by Jennine Capo Crucet
A Peculiar Kind of Immigrant's Son by Sergio Troncoso
The Book of Rosy: A Mother's Story of Separation at the Border
Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream (also a movie)
The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo Villavicencio
Afterlife: A Novel by Julia Alvarez
Children of the Land by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
The House of Broken Angels by Louis Alberto Urrea
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
Pinata Theory by Alan Chazaro
Sabrina and Corina: Stories by Kali-Fajardo Anstine
An African American and Latinx History of the United States by Paul Ortiz
El Norte: The Epic and Forgotten Story of Hispanic North America by Carrie Gibson
Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America by Juan Gonzalez (also a documentary)
Our America: The Hispanic History of the United States by Felip Ferndez-Armesto
"Eleven Influential Hispanic Activists You Need to Know"
"15 Influential HIspanic Americans Who Made History"
"Latinos Shine in All Spheres of American Life"
"19 Hispanic Heroes You Should Know About"
"Trailblazering Hispanic Amercians Who Made History"
"Ten Unsung Hispanic Heroes That Changed History"
Barrio America: How Latino Americans Saved the American City by A.K. Sandoval Strausz
Latinx: The New Force in American Politics and Culture by Ed Morales
News for All People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media by Juan Gonzalez and Joseph Torres
Revolvers and Pistolas, Vaqueros and Caballeros: Debunking the Old West (Intersections of Race, Ethnicity, and Culture) by D.H. Figueredo
Translation Nation: Defining a New American Identity in the Spanish-Speaking United States by Hector Tobar
Book of Life - Amazon Prime, Hulu
Coco - Amazon Prime, Disney+
Dolores - Amazon Prime
Frida - Amazon Prime, Netflix
Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America - YouTube
La Bamba - Amazon Prime, Hulu
The Latina List - Amazon Prime, HBO Max
My Family, Mi Familia - Amazon
Real Women Have Curves - Amazon Prime, HBO Max, Hulu
Selena - Amazon Prime
Spare Parts - Vudu
Stand and Deliver - Amazon Prime, Netflix
Under the Same Moon/La Misma Luna (Amazon Prime)
More Awesome Film Recommendations Here and Here
Tools for Teaching About Immigration (by school level) by Social Justice Books: A Teaching for Change Project