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This guide is designed to support academic and personal research on the topics of cultural diversity and the Latinx American experience, from history, politics, arts, and intellectual achievements to contemporary issues and contributions.
The Hispanic and Latin American Life LibGuide will be continually updated with links to new library materials and other relevant web resources. Use the tabs to navigate through a variety of research tools and selected content.
Documenting three pivotal decades in the fight for civil rights, this resource showcases the speeches, reports, surveys and analyses produced by Fisk University’s Race Relations Department (1943-1970), including Charles S. Johnson, Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., and Thurgood Marshall. Explore key themes such as the desegregation of schools, industries, and public transport; the migration of African Americans from the rural South to urban centers; the role of the church in the civil rights movement; race riots and other racial tensions; and more.
This full-text Spanish-language database covers both academic and popular subjects. It offers content from a variety of sources, including hundreds of reference books, more than 50 general interest magazines, and thousands of health reports.
World Scholar: Latin America & the Caribbean features primary source documents about Latin America and the Caribbean, academic journal articles, newspapers, maps and statistics. World Scholar covers topics such as politics, economics, religion, culture, international affairs, the environment, science, and technology. The collection includes manuscripts, signed letters, expedition records, reports, maps, diaries, descriptions of voyages, and more.