Want to Learn More?

Here are some sites we found useful in our research and might be useful to you:

Tejano Voices presents the personal recollections of 173 Tejanos and Tejanas and their struggle against racial discrimination in post-World War II Texas.

Special Collections, University of Texas at Arlington 

This is La Raza Unida Party’s official website.

The Texas State Historical Association has many informative articles.

Latinopia is a website all about Latino history.

Here are useful sources we used to do our research that you might want to read:

Primary Sources

Compean, Mario and José Angel Gutiérrez. La Raza Unida Party in Texas: Speeches Pathfinder Press, 1970.

Eva-Marie Ayala. “A Proud Moment – UTA Professor Recalls Hope Generated by La Raza Unida Convention.” Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 1999.

Star-Telegram. “‘They Want to have a Voice’ – La Raza Unida’s Founder Ruminates on how Things have Changed and – Remained the Same.” Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX), 2000.

Secondary Sources

Acuña, Rodolfo. Occupied America. The Chicano’s Struggle Toward Liberation. Harper & Row Publishers, 1972.

Alaniz, Yolanda and Megan Cornish. Viva La Raza: A History of Chicano Identity and Resistance Red Letter Press, 2008.

Blackwell, Maylei. ¡Chicana Power!: Contested Histories of Feminism in the Chicano Movement (Chicana Matters) University of Texas Press, 2011.

Blackwell, Maylei. “Contested Histories: Las Hijas De Cuauhtemoc, Chicana Feminisms, and Print Culture in the Chicano Movement, 1968-1973.” Chicana Feminisms: A Critical Reader (2003): 59-89.

Broyles-González, Yolanda. El Teatro Campesino: Theater in the Chicano Movement University of Texas Press Austin, 1994.

Buzan, Bert C. and Diana Buder Phillips. “Institutional Completeness and Chicano Militancy.” Aztlan 11, no. 1 (Spring1980, 1980): 33-64.

Chávez, Ernesto. “Mi Raza Primero!” (My People First!): Nationalism, Identity, and Insurgency in the Chicano Movement in Los Angeles, 1966-1978 University of California Press, 2002.

Cuéllar, Carlos Eliseo. Stories from the Barrio: A History of Mexican Fort Worth Texas Christian University Press, 2004.

García, Alma M. Chicana Feminist Thought: The Basic Historical Writing Routledge, 1997.

García, Ignacio M. United we Win: the Rise and Fall of La Raza Unida Party The University of Arizona Press, 1989.

García, Mario T. Mexican Americans: Leadership, Ideology, and Identity, 1930-1960 The Lamar Series in Western History, 1991.

Guglielmo, Thomas A. “Fighting for Caucasian Rights: Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and the Transnational Struggle for Civil Rights in World War II Texas.” The Journal of American History 92, no. 4 (Mar., 2006): 1212-1237.

Gutiérrez, David G. Walls and Mirrors: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the Politics of Ethnicity University of California Press, 1995.

Gutiérrez, José Angel. The Making of a Chicano Militant: Lessons from Cristal University of Wisconsin Press, 1998.

———. A Gringo Manual on how to Handle Mexicans Arte Publico Press, 2001.

Gutiérrez, David G. “Migration, Emergent Ethnicity, and the “Third Space”: The Shifting Politics of Nationalism in Greater Mexico.” The Journal of American History 86, no. 2, Rethinking History and the Nation-State: Mexico and the United States as a Case Study: A Special Issue (Sep., 1999): 481-517.

Huerta, Jorge. “When Sleeping Giants Awaken: Chicano Theatre in the 1960s.” Theatre Survey 43, no. 01 (2002): 23.

Mariscal, George. Brown-Eyed Children of the Sun: Lessons from the Chicano Movement, 1965-1975 UNM Press, 2005.

Márquez, Benjamin. Constructing Identities in Mexican-American Political Organizations: Choosing Issues, Taking Sides University of Texas Press, 2003.

Montejano, David. Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas: 1836-1986 University of Texas Press, 1987.

Muñoz, Carlos. Youth, Identity, Power: the Chicano Movement Verso, 1989.

Navarro, Armando. La Raza Unida Party Temple University Press, 2000.

Oropeza, Lorena. ¡Raza Sí! ¡Guerra no!: Chicano Protest and Patriotism during the Viet Nam War Era University of California Press, 2005.

Ritchie, Donald A. Doing Oral History: A Practical Guide. Second ed. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Rosales, F. Arturo. Chicano!: the History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement Arte Publico Press, 1997.

Rosen, Gerald Paul. Political Ideology and the Chicano Movement: A Study of the Political Ideology of Activists in the Chicano Movement R and E Research Associate, 1975.

Ruiz, Vicki L. From Out of the Shadows: Mexican Women in Twentieth-Century America Oxford University Press, 2008.

Sanchez, George J. Becoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture, and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945 Oxford University Press, 1993.


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