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Immigration and Assimilation & identity

Below are the best resources we could find on Immigration and Assimilation and identity.

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A Conversation with Latinos on Race - Op-Docs

In this short documentary, Latinos grapple with defining their ethnic and racial identities. While talking with Latino people we find out the understanding of their personal identity as well as what they deal with in their everyday lives.

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The Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race

Is race only about the color of your skin? In The Latinos of Asia, Anthony Christian Ocampo shows that what “color” you are depends largely on your social context. Filipino Americans, for example, helped establish the Asian American movement and are classified by the U.S. Census as Asian.

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Are You “AAPI” or “Asian American”? It’s Complicated. | A People’s History of Asian America

How many A’s in AAPI? Dolly & Adrian hear from South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander voices to explore the pros and cons of disaggregating Asian American as a statistical category.

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Fairest: A Memoir

Finalist for the 2021 Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Nonfiction “Talusan sails past the conventions of trans and immigrant memoirs.” —The New York Times Book Review “A ball of light hurled into the dark undertow of migration and survival.

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The Power of Diversity within Yourself - Rebeca Hwang

Rebeca Hwang has spent a lifetime juggling identities—Korean heritage, Argentinian upbringing, education in the United States—and for a long time she had difficulty finding a place in the world to call home.

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Black Skin, White Masks

Few modern voices have had as profound an impact on the black identity and critical race theory as Frantz Fanon, and Black Skin, White Masks represents some of his most important work.

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Connecting with the Disconnected | Jedidiah Silud | TEDxHessle

This talk challenges the concept of ‘home’ and ‘belonging’ and how we can help each other feel included and involved in society.

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Finding Latinx: In Search of the Voices Redefining Latino Identity

Young Latinos across the United States are redefining their identities, pushing boundaries, and awakening politically in powerful and surprising ways.

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500 Years of Chicana Women’s History/500 Años de la Mujer Chicana

The history of Mexican Americans spans more than five centuries and varies from region to region across the United States. Yet most of our history books devote at most a chapter to Chicano history, with even less attention to the story of Chicanas.

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Cultural Trauma: Slavery and the Formation of African American Identity (Cambridge Cultural Social Studies)

This book explores the formation of the African-American identity through the theory of cultural trauma. The trauma in question is slavery, not as an institution or as personal experience, but as collective memory—a pervasive remembrance that grounded a people’s sense of itself.

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