We're very pleased to announce that Hispanic Life in America is now available to all Alameda County Library members! This resource from Newsbank offers content sourced from more than 17,000 American and global news sources, including over 700 Spanish-language or bilingual publications. These news sources cover news from the early 18th century through today.
Hispanic Life in America covers many topical categories such as arts & entertainment, civil rights & activism, immigration & citizenship, sports & athletes, labor, religion, science & technology, and society and culture. Users can search for topics or use the subject timeline provided.
From the earliest days of the colonial era through modern times, people of Spanish-speaking heritage have shaped the geography, arts, culture, and civil discourse of the United States in immeasurable ways. This primary source collection offers an expansive window into centuries of Hispanic American history, culture, and daily life– as well as the ways the dominant culture has portrayed and perceived people of Hispanic descent.