Black History: Latin America and the Caribbean
These stories shine a spotlight on Black immigrants, national heroes, and historic figures who hail from Latin America or the Caribbean. Many of the stories address the prejudices that celebrated figures such as Martín de Porres, Roberto Clemente, and Celia Cruz had to overcome throughout their lifetime. Others depict the special traditions and memories that immigrants remember with nostalgia.
To see related resources, take a look at more Afro-Latinx titles for kids and teens recommended by School Library Journal, Reading Rockets' Stories from Haiti, from and Black in Latin America, a four-part PBS series hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.