Blaxican: The Revolutionary Identity of Black Mexicans | News | teleSUR English

“When we think of race, people tend to conflate ethnicity and race, and tend to think of the two as one,” he told teleSUR.

“We have to recognize that Blackness in this country is usually described and understood in the African-American experience. We cannot sit here and exceptionalize that experience, we have to recognize other experiences like that of Afro-Latinos, who are often not considered Black in this country.”

 

via Blaxican: The Revolutionary Identity of Black Mexicans | News | teleSUR English.

One comment

  1. A lot of time Latino-Afrikans are more intuned with the continent than Afrikans here in the states because it’s all they have as far as culture goes.

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