Suggested Course Texts:
Race and Race Relations

Our Suggested Course Texts pages list titles intended for classroom use. For more of our titles in race studies, see African-American studies, Native American studies, andU.S. Latino/a studies.

African-American Studies

Black Directors in Hollywood
By Melvin Donalson

Black-Brown Relations and Stereotypes
By Tatcho Mindiola, Jr., Yolanda Flores Niemann, and Nestor Rodriguez

Black Space
By Adilifu Nama

Black Street Speech
By John Baugh

Desegregating Texas Schools
By Robyn Duff Ladino

Long Dark Road
By Ricardo C. Ainslie

No Quittin' Sense
By the Reverend C. C. White and Ada Morehead Holland

Out of the Mouths of Slaves
By John Baugh

Race, Place, and the Law, 1836-1948
By David Delaney

A Rainbow of Gangs
By James Diego Vigil

Restavec
An Autobiography by Jean-Robert Cadet

Sista, Speak!
By Sonja L. Lanehart

Sugar's Life in the Hood
By Sugar Turner and Tracy Bachrach Ehlers

Willie Wells
By Bob Luke

Biography

Restavec
An Autobiography by Jean-Robert Cadet

Sugar's Life in the Hood
By Sugar Turner and Tracy Bachrach Ehlers

To Alcatraz, Death Row, and Back
By Ernie López and Rafael Pérez-Torres

Chicano/a and U.S. Latino/a Studies

Alex and the Hobo
By José Inez Taylor and James M. Taggart

Amá, Your Story Is Mine
By Ercenia "Alice" Cedeño

Apple Pie and Enchiladas
By Ann V. Millard and Jorge Chapa

Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados
By Chad Richardson

Becoming Neighbors in a Mexican American Community
By Gilda L. Ochoa

Black-Brown Relations and Stereotypes
By Tatcho Mindiola, Jr., Yolanda Flores Niemann, and Nestor Rodriguez

Blood Lines
By Sheila Marie Contreras

Border Citizens
By Eric V. Meeks

Brown Tide Rising
By Otto Santa Ana

Chicana Lives and Criminal Justice
By Juanita Díaz-Cotto

Chicanas and Chicanos in School
By Marcos Pizarro

Chicano Rap
By Pancho McFarland

Felix Longoria's Wake
By Patrick Carroll

Fertile Matters
By Elena R. Gutiérrez

Forgetting the Alamo, Or, Blood Memory
By Emma Pérez

From Bananas to Buttocks
Edited by Myra Mendible

Golondrina, why did you leave me?
By Bárbara Renaud González

Hispanic Spaces, Latino Places
Edited by Daniel D. Arreola

Homegirls in the Public Sphere
By Marie "Keta" Miranda

Latino Images in Film
By Charles Ramírez Berg

Latinos and American Law
By Carlos R. Soltero

A Law for the Lion
By Beatriz de la Garza

On the Edge of the Law
By Chad Richardson and Rosalva Resendiz

PADRES
By Richard Edward Martínez

Políticas
By Sonia R. García, Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Irasema Coronado, Sharon A. Navarro, and Patricia A. Jaramillo

Quality Education for Latinos/as
By Rita and Marco Portales

A Rainbow of Gangs
By James Diego Vigil

Rancheros in Chicagoacán
By Marcia Farr

raúlrsalinas and the Jail Machine
Selected writings by Raúl R. Salinas

Recovering History, Constructing Race
By Martha Menchaca

Remembering the Alamo
By Richard R. Flores

The River Has Never Divided Us
By Jefferson Morgenthaler

Teatro Chicana
By Laura E. Garcia, Sandra M. Gutierrez, and Felicitas Nuñez

Tejano Origins in Eighteenth-Century San Antonio
Edited by Gerald E. Poyo and Gilberto M. Hinojosa

Tex[t]-Mex
By William Anthony Nericcio

There Was a Woman
By Domino Renee Perez

"This Land was Mexican Once"
By Linda Heidenreich

To Alcatraz, Death Row, and Back
By Ernie López and Rafael Pérez-Torres

Vietnam Veteranos
By Lea Ybarra

Walls of Empowerment
By Guisela Latorre

World War II and Mexican American Civil Rights
Edited by Richard Griswold del Castillo

Criminal Justice and Law

Chicana Lives and Criminal Justice
By Juanita Díaz-Cotto

Homesteads Ungovernable
By Mark M. Carroll

Inventing the Savage
By Luana Ross

Latina Adolescent Childbearing in East Los Angeles
By Pamela I. Erickson

Latinos and American Law
By Carlos R. Soltero

LBJ and Mexican Americans
By Julie Leininger Pycior

Long Dark Road
By Ricardo C. Ainslie

On the Edge of the Law
By Chad Richardson and Rosalva Resendiz

Race, Place, and the Law, 1836-1948
By David Delaney

raúlrsalinas and the Jail Machine
Selected writings by Raúl R. Salinas

Film and Media

Black Directors in Hollywood
By Melvin Donalson

Black Space
By Adilifu Nama

Brown Tide Rising
By Otto Santa Ana

"Evil" Arabs in American Popular Film
By Tim Jon Semmerling

Filming Difference
Edited by Daniel Bernardi

From Bananas to Buttocks
Edited by Myra Mendible

Identity Politics on the Israeli Screen
By Yosefa Loshitzky

Latino Images in Film
By Charles Ramírez Berg

Multiculturalism and the Mouse
By Douglas Brode

Multiracial Studies

Border Citizens
By Eric V. Meeks

Imagining Literacy
By Ramona Fernandez

Mixing It Up
Edited by SanSan Kwan and Kenneth Speirs

Native American Studies

American Indian Constitutional Reform and the Rebuilding of Native Nations
Edited by Eric D. Lemont

American Indians, American Justice
By Vine Deloria, Jr., and Clifford M. Lytle

Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties
By Vine Deloria, Jr.

Border Citizens
By Eric V. Meeks

Inventing the Savage
By Luana Ross

Recovering History, Constructing Race
By Martha Menchaca

The Nations Within
By Vine Deloria, Jr., and Clifford M. Lytle

Strong Hearts, Wounded Souls
By Tom Holm

Surviving in Two Worlds
By Lois Crozier-Hogle and Darryl Babe Wilson

Tribes, Treaties, and Constitutional Tribulations
By Vine Deloria, Jr., and David E. Wilkins

Unlearning the Language of Conquest
Edited by Four Arrows (Don Trent Jacobs)

Warm Springs Millennium
By Michael Baughman and Charlotte Hadella

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