By Lilia Fernández
Brown within the Windy City is the 1st heritage to ascertain the migration and cost of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in postwar Chicago. Lilia Fernández finds how the 2 populations arrived in Chicago in the middle of great social and fiscal swap and, despite 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 vital neighborhoods over the process those 3 many years, Fernández demonstrates how Mexicans and Puerto Ricans jointly articulated a unique racial place in Chicago, one 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