By Lilia Fernández
Brown within the Windy City is the 1st historical past to check the migration and cost of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in postwar Chicago. Lilia Fernández unearths how the 2 populations arrived in Chicago in the middle of super social and financial swap and, even with declining commercial employment and large city renewal initiatives, controlled to carve out a geographic and racial position in a single of America’s nice towns. via their reviews within the city’s principal neighborhoods over the process those 3 a long time, Fernández demonstrates how Mexicans and Puerto Ricans jointly articulated a unique racial place in Chicago, person who was once versatile and fluid, neither black nor white.
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Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago (Historical Studies of Urban America) by Lilia Fernández