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Through a set of theoretically attractive and empirically grounded texts, this e-book examines African-descended populations in Latin the United States and Afro-Latin@s within the usa so as to discover questions of black identification and illustration, transnationalism, and diaspora within the Americas.

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33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 21 of Minnesota Press, 1995); Alejandro Portes, and Rubén G. Rumbaut, Legacies: The Story of the Immigrant Second Generation, (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001); Nicholas DeGenova, and Ana Ramos-Zayas, “Latino Racial Formations in the United States: An Introduction,” Journal of Latin American Anthropology 8, no. 2 (2003). Ian Haney Lopez, and Michael Olivas, “Jim Crow, Mexican Americans, and the Anti-Subordination Constitution: The Story of Hernandez v.

For instance, how do ideas about blackness move across the Americas, not only from the US to Latin America but also from Latin America to the United States? How do people’s ideas about blackness shift (or not) when they encounter new forms of politics or cultural representations from elsewhere? How are we to make sense of the politicization of blackness in Latin America both historically and in the contemporary period when we consider the types of transnational exchanges that are so central to this book?

R. RIVERA-RIDEAU ET AL. While afrolatinidad sheds light on the movement of stereotypical tropes of blackness across boundaries, it also highlights the possibilities of establishing new connections between Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Latinos, and with other African diasporic populations as well. For instance, several scholars have demonstrated how the traffic of ideas about blackness between geographic sites offered important tools and strategies for local communities fighting against racial inequality around the globe.

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