Cover of the book Silencing Race, by Ileana María Rodríguez-Silva

Silencing Race: Disentangling Blackness, Colonialism, and National Identities in Puerto Rico

Ileana María Rodríguez-Silva (History)

Silencing Race (Palgrave MacMillan, 2012) provides a historical analysis of the construction of silences surrounding issues of racial inequality, violence, and discrimination in Puerto Rico. Examining the ongoing racialization of Puerto Rican workers, it explores the 'class-making' of race.

Winner of Frank Bonilla Best Book Award 2012-2014.

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