"Sugar Beets Not So Sweet" : Mexican and Puerto Rican Migration to Michigan, Racialization, and Labor Rights; 1942-1951


This presentation will aim to historically demonstrate the ways in which Mexican and Puerto Rican migrant agricultural laborers were intertwined in complex and layered processes of racialization in Michigan's sugar beet... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Juan Mora (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Topic Areas

History , Social Science--Qualitative , Chicano/a -- Mexican , Puerto Rican


HIS-1 » Race, Gender, and the History of Migration (1:45pm - Thursday, 7th July, Arcadia)

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