Black in Latin America

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Haiti & Dominican Republic
Join Professor Gates as he explores how race has been socially constructed in the Dominican Republic and as he tells the story of the birth of the first-ever black republic…
Cuba
Find out how the culture, religion, politics and music of Cuba are inextricably linked to the importation of slaves.
Brazil
Discover how this "rainbow nation" is waking up to its legacy as the world's largest slave economy.
Mexico & Peru
Travel to Mexico and Peru with Professor Gates as he explores the almost unknown history of the numbers of black people brought to these countries as early as the 16th…

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