President Obama’s historic three-day trip to Cuba not only marked the first visit by a sitting U.S. president since the 1959 revolution, but also represented a source of pride and inspiration for many Afro-Cubans.
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In Cuba, Harvard professor, Henry Gates, explores the culture, religion, politics and music of this island and how race and racism have fared since Fidel Castro’s Communist revolution in 1959.
Professor Gates explores race in Latin America. Gates’ journey begins in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, which share the Caribbean island of Hispaniola but have little else in common.