Negro: Examining Color in Latin America
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Color and African-descendant identity is examined in Latin America. How are race and color viewed? What connections do African-descendants and in Latin America share with African-descendants in the U.S.? Latinos and Afro-Americans share their stories.
The one-drop rule of hypodescent only existed in the USA, not in Latin America, thus a sweeping categorization of color and race does not and did not exist in the way it does in the USA.
Interviewees: I met Rosalba while walking around the city in Cali, Colombia. Her friend Holmes, saw me taking pictures and video and upon passing the cafe, beckoned me over to inquire on why (aka be nosy). I told them about the series and Rosalba immediately asked me to interview her.
I met Giovanni Cordoba in Quibdo. Cidaly, also a resident of Quibdo, whom I met through her friend Melissa from Cali, received me when I arrived and introduced us.
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