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Thursday, January 20, 2005

Afro-Latinos: Discovering Identity, Organizing

News Report, Askia Muhammad ,The Final Call, Jan 20, 2005 WASHINGTON ( - In the minds of most people, Latin America is the exotic land of travel brochures, south of the equator, where racial issues don’t exist.The reality is distinctly different.“The truth is, we wish you heard more about race as a central element in the inequality in Latin America,” Jacqueline Mazza, an expert about African Descendant Issues at the Inter American Development Bank (IDB), told reporters Dec. 16.The problems facing Blacks in Latin America are magnified because the Black presence has been overlooked until recently. Full Story:


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