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Vincente Guerrero - "The First Black President in North America"

12/28/2015
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Vicente Ramón Guerrero Saldaña (Spanish: [biˈsente raˈmoŋ ɡeˈreɾo salˈdaɲa]; August 10, 1782 – February 14, 1831) was one of the leading revolutionary generals of the Mexican War of Independence. He fought against Spain for independence in the early 19th century, and later served as President of Mexico. Of Afro-Mestizo descent, he was the grandfather of the Mexican politician and intellectual Vicente Riva Palacio. In November 1810, the revolution for Mexican independence from Spanish rule...

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Afro-Latino

12/28/2015
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African culture runs deep through Latino identity—from music to food, and into so much more. But are Afro-Latinos under-represented and under-served? We ask Afro-Latinos across several generations what they think, and learn about the Garifuna, a Honduran Afro-Latino community which has been migrating to the U.S.

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Edwidge Danticat on Haiti's Challenge

11/16/2012
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Famed Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat is watching her country with the rest of us, with the rest of the Haitian diaspora. Her new books are "Create Dangerously" and "Eight Days: A Story in Haiti."

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