Laws aimed at curbing illegal migration have left thousands of first generation Dominicans unable to work, study or travel. Authorities issuing documents no longer recognize them as citizens.
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Voters in the Slovenian town of Piran have elected the country’s first black mayor. Nicknamed “The Obama of Piran”, Peter Bossman is a doctor who was born in Ghana and settled in Slovenia over three decades ago.
African migrants from Libya have been streaming into neighbouring Tunisia to escape the violence. They include many Africans running for their lives, for fear of being mistaken for mercenaries.
Black Iraqis in the southern province of Basra complain of discrimination and say they are not fairly represented in the state.
A $100 million project to build the tourism industry in Honduras is threatening an Afro-Caribbean ethnic group called the Garifuna.
Brazil is considered one of the most diverse countries in the world. But it too suffers from widespread racial discrimination with black Brazilians often finding themselves at the bottom of the social ladder. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman visited Bahia, the heart of Brazil’s black culture.