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By Arturo Aldama

Conventional debts of Colorado's heritage usually mirror an Anglocentric viewpoint that starts off with the 1859 Pikes top Gold Rush and Colorado's institution as a nation in 1876. Enduring Legacies expands the examine of Colorado's prior and current via adopting a borderlands point of view that emphasizes the multiplicity of peoples who've inhabited this sector. Addressing the shortage of scholarship at the different groups inside Colorado-a region within which collisions established by means of forces of race, state, classification, gender, and sexuality necessarily bring about the transformation of cultures and the emergence of recent identities-this quantity is the 1st to compile comparative scholarship on ancient and modern concerns that span teams from Chicanas and Chicanos to African americans to Asian american citizens. This ebook could be proper to scholars, teachers, and common readers drawn to Colorado historical past and ethnic experiences.

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Langston Hughes, “Harlem,” in The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, Arnold Rampersad, ed. (New York: Knopf, 1996), 426. 24. For further discussion of anti-Black racism in the American West, see Eugene H. Berwanger, The Frontier against Slavery: Western Anti-Negro Prejudice and the Slavery Extension Controversy (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1967); Michael A. Morrison, Slavery and the American West: The Eclipse of Manifest Destiny and the Coming of the Civil War (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1997); Howard Dodson, In Motion: The African American Migration Experience (Washington, DC: National Geographic Publishing, 2004).

Buscan éstos, mis hijos, a vn Castilla Que estando en la batalla anduvo siempre En vn blanco caballo suelto, y tiene La barba larga, cana y bien poblada Y calva la cabeza. Es alto y ciñe Vna terrible espada, ancha y fuerte, Con que a todos por tierra nos ha puesto, Valiente por extremo. Y, por extremo, Vna bella donzella también buscan, Más hermosa que el Sol y más que el Cielo. Preguntan dónde está y qué se han hecho. (Pérez de Villagrá 1992:298–299) These sons of mine seek a Castilian Who, being in the battle, always rode Upon a great white horse and has A great long beard, both white and thick, And a bald head, is tall and wears A terrible and broad and mighty sword With which he has stricken us all to earth, A man extremely valiant.

Thogmorton, “The Urban League of Denver: A Study in Techniques of Accommodation” (MA thesis, University of Denver, 1951); Matthew C. Whitaker, Race Work: The Rise of Civil Rights in the Urban West (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007); Robert L. Zangrando, The NAACP Crusade against Lynching, 1909–1950 (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1980). 31. Furthermore, Black/African American/Africana studies work has been overly focused on men and heterosexuality. For further discussion on the need to expand the foci, see Delores Aldridge, “Women in the Development of Africana Studies,” in The Handbook of Black Studies, Molefi Asante and Maulana Karenga, eds.

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