By Bernd Reiter,Kimberly Eison Simmons
Indigenous humans and African descendants in Latin the US and the Caribbean have lengthy been laid low with a social hierarchy proven through elites, during which a few teams have been racialized and others have been normalized. faraway from being “racial paradises” populated by means of an amalgamated “cosmic race” of mulattos and mestizos, Latin the United States and the Caribbean have lengthy been websites of transferring exploitative thoughts and ideologies, starting from clinical racism and eugenics to the extra refined professional denial of racism and ethnic distinction. This ebook, one of the first to target African descendants within the quarter, brings jointly assorted reflections from students, activists, and investment enterprise representatives operating to finish racism and advertise human rights within the Americas. via concentrating on the methods racism inhibits service provider between African descendants and the methods African-descendant teams place themselves so that it will conquer stumbling blocks, this interdisciplinary ebook presents a multi-faceted research of 1 of the gravest modern difficulties within the Americas.
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Afrodescendants, Identity, and the Struggle for Development in the Americas (Ruth Simms Hamilton African Diaspora) by Bernd Reiter,Kimberly Eison Simmons