Posts Tagged ‘Discrimination’

Video | Cuba: The Next Revolution

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.

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Venezuela: Change in the 2011 Census for Afro-Venezuelans

For the first time ever, Venezuela’s 2011 Census will include a question that allows individuals to identify themselves as being Afro-descendent.

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Peru: For Blacks in Peru, There’s No Room at the Top

Although published in 1996, this New York Times articles provides some insights into the everyday life of the black population within Peru.

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Video | Dominican Republic: No Citizenship For Children of Undocumented Haitian Workers

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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Peru: “El que no tiene de Inga tiene de Mandinga”

The popular Peruvian saying means every Peruvian has either some indigenous or African blood – a saying that glosses over the nation’s deep-set prejudices.

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