Episode 2 – May 24, 2021
Eddie Bonilla: Solidarities, Activism, and Ethnic Studies
In this episode of Dialogues in Afrolatinidad Dr. Eddie Bonilla, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Latinx Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, chats with our host Dr. Michele Reid-Vazquez on solidarities within different Ethnic U.S activist movements. Dr. Bonilla speaks about his journey from southern California to academia in Pittsburgh, the evolving field of ethnic studies and what drew him towards this field, Marxism as a foundation for ethnic movements, and Anti-Blackness in the Latino community.
Dr. Eddie Bonilla – Website and Social Media
Eddie Bonilla, Homegrown Communists in the Age of Reagan: Multi-Racial Politics and Socialist Revolution – (forthcoming)
Additional Books and Articles
Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, New York: The New Press, 2012.
Katherine Bynum, Civil Rights in the “City of Hate:” Grassroots Organizing against Police Brutality in Dallas, Texas, 1935-1990 (forthcoming)
Glenn A. Chambers, Race, Nation, and West Indian Immigration to Honduras, 1890-1940, Baton Rouge, LSU Press, 2010.
Filipe Hinajosa, Apostles of Change: Latino Radical Politics, Church Occupations, and the Fight to Save the Barrio, University of Texas Press, 2021.
Fred Ho and Bill V. Mullen, editors, Afro Asia: Revolutionary Political and Cultural Connections between African Americans and Asian Americans, Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.
Kelly Lytle Hernandez – Rebel Archive as discussed in City of Inmates: Conquest, Rebellion, and the Rise of Human Caging in Los Angeles, 1771–1965 Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 2017.
Minka Makalani, In the Cause of Freedom: Radical Black Internationalism from Harlem to London, 1917-1939, University of North Carolina Press, 2011.
Laura Pulido. Black, Brown, Yellow and Left: Radical Activism in Los Angeles. University of California Press, American Crossroads Series, 2006.
Laura Pulido, “Geographies of Race and Ethnicity III: Settler Colonialism and Nonnative People” Progress in Human Geography 42 (2) (2018): 309-318.
Organization for Black Struggle
Chinese Progressive Association
Labor/Community Strategy Center
“Transnational Dialogues in Afrolatinidad: Migration, Policing, and Political Movements.” October 2020 – View the webinar