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Latinos in the Arts by
An encyclopedia of more than 190 performing and visual artists who were either born in the United States or emigrated from such countries as Mexico, Cuba, Spain, or numerous other Central and South American nations. Themes such as the struggle for social justice often appear in these artists' creative works.
Tip: Click on the magnifying glass to the left of the book to narrow entries by name or type of artist, like "muralist," "singer," or even "social activist."
Latino Writers and Journalists by
Entries in this biographical volume focus on Latinx poets, playwrights, screenwriters, children's book authors, and others. Many used their literary work for activism.
Read these entries from the Encyclopedia of American Studies to learn the history of Latinx artists in various fields.
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Search multiple library databases at once. The "Encyclopedias & Dictionaries" box is a good place to look for biographies.
Click "Biographies" to the right of the search bar. You can search by national/cultural association, and/or activity the person was known for.
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