Suggested Resources for DUHLAA Lifelong Learning during Latinx Heritage Month 2020

On Tuesday, September 29, Duke University Hispanic/Latino Alumni Association (DUHLAA) is hosting a lifelong learning program to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month 2020. The program, Understanding a Journey: The How and Why of Latino/a Community Growth in the Southern US features Dr. Cecilia Márquez, Assistant Professor of History

Please take advantage of the following recommended resources from Professor Márquez.


Latino USA

This American Life


Nuestro South



Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the US South since 1910 by Julie M. Weise

Nuveo South: Latinas/os, Asians, and the Remaking of Place by Perla M. Guerrero

The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina (Revised & Expanded Second Edition) by Hannah Gill



Juan Crow and the Erasure of Blackness in the Latina/o South by Cecilia Márquez

Becoming Pedro: “Playing Mexican” at South of the Border by Cecilia Márquez

Labor Roundtable on Latinxs in the US South (collection of recommended articles) 



The Unafraid from America Reframed – PBS World Channel

¡FIESTA! Quinceañera – Docuseries


Other Resources

Freedom University

  • Modern-day Freedom School based in Atlanta, GA