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African American-Latino Relations in the 21st Century : When Cultures Collide (Hardcover) (Karen Juanita
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This provocative look at the connections—and conflicts—between Latinos and African Americans in the United States assesses the challenges facing both groups as they strive to achieve the American dream.
• Reviews music forms (such as jazz, salsa, disco, and hip-hop), political connections, and intermarriages between Latinos and African Americans
• Examines controversial issues such as the Trayvon Martin case, members of the Mexican Mafia, and gang violence
• Provides points of unity between Latinos and African Americans
• Sheds light on the common perspectives and backgrounds of the two ethnic groups as well as their cultural differences