Reviewed Resources for Students and Teachers


Afro-American resources

African-Americans Military - African-Americans Notable People - African Americans: By Region, State and Locality - Black History Month - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - General Resources - Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Legislation, Historic Documents - Underground Railroad/Harriet Tubman  

Hispanic, Latino-American Resources

Latino-American Civil Rights - Latino-American General Resources - Hispanic Heritage Month - Is it Hispanic or Latino? - Latino-Americans Military - Latino-American Notable People - Specific Latino Cultural Information - Latino-American Regional Information

Some Specific Latino-American Cultures

Cuban American - Mexican-American - Puerto Rican  


Asian-American Resources
Asian-American General Resources - Asian American Civil Rights - Asian-American Military Service - Asian-American Notable People

Some Specific Asian-American Cultures

Cambodian-American - Chinese-American - Filipino-American - Hmong-American - Indo-American - Japanese-American - Korean-American - Laotian-American - Persian-American - Thai-American - Vietnamese-American


Afro-American Lesson Plans - Hispanic-Americans / Latino Lesson Plans - Asian-American Lesson Plans - Multiculturalism & Tolerance Lesson Plans


AAMA (Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans) __ "The Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans (AAMA) is committed to advancing the lives of at-risk and disadvantaged youth and families through an array of innovative programs of excellence in the areas of Education, Health and Human Services and Community Development." Learn about the organization and its programs. - illustrated - from - 

Are Chicanos the same as Mexicans? __ "Here is a "taxonomy" that may be a useful reference for this topic" - From - 

The Azteca Web Page __ "Dedicated to informing Mexicans, Chicanos, and/or Mexican-Americans about their history and current events. However, everyone is welcome especially kids." Jam-packed with information and resources. - illustrated - From - 

Chicano! A History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement __ "The 1960s was a turbulent decade in American history, fraught with conflicts over isssues from Civil Rights to the war in Vietnam. The Mexican American Civil Rights Movement, one of the least studied social movements of the 1960s, encompassed a broad cross section of issues—from restoration of land grants, to farm workers rights, to enhanced education, to voting and political rights." - illustrated - From The Journal for MultiMedia History - 

Chicano Research Collection __ "The Chicano Research Collection... collects, houses, and maintains a solid representation of Mexican American, or Chicano, thought, expression, and research on Arizona's largest ethnic group, the Mexican American." You will find a wealth of resources. - illustrated - From Arizona State University - 

Day of the Dead - Dia de los Muertos __ The Day of the Dead is a Mexican celebration of the day that many believe allow departed souls return to the earth, Dia de los Muertos is a time to remember family members and friends who have passed on. Altars are often placed in homes and cemeteries with offerings of food, candy, and flowers. - illustrated - From - 

Five Views: An Ethnic Historic Site Survey for California (Mexican Americans) __ Online book which is a History of Mexican Americans in California. - illustrated - From National Park Service - 

Flamenco in Washington DC __ Lots of information about Flamenco dance and culture in Washington, DC and beyond. - illustrated - From -


History of Mexican Americans __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From Wikipedia - 
Mexican American __ An encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From Wikipedia - 

Mexican Americans in the Columbia River Basin __ You will find a detailed historic overview. - illustrated - From - 

Voices of New York __ "Mexican American Communities in New York City" An essay - illustrated - From New York University - 


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