The history race in Cuba
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- Pedro Perez-Sarduy: '98 US/Canada Tour
- Announcement in AfroCuban News, 20 October 1997.
AfroCuban journalist, author, and broadcaster Pedro Perez-
Sarduy sees the time as ripe for a multimedia exposition on
issues of race, identity, and representation in today's Cuba,
where there's a great ferment in these areas. The social rise
of Afro-Cubans in Cuba and of African culture. Growing social
- Afro-Cubans in Cuban Society
- By Wayne S. Smith, Center for International Policy, December
1999. The Center, the Cuba Exchange Program of the Johns Hopkins
University and Havana's Fundacion Fernando Ortiz joint conference
in Washington, D.C., "Afro-Cubans in Cuban Society: Past,
Present and Future." Summary of Afro-Cuban history from 1886.
The present; Santeria; future options; conclusion.
- Learning from the Black Experience in Cuba
- By Wiley A. Hall, 3rd, The Afro-American, 5 March
2000. An African-American visitor is puzzled by the different
cultural environment in Cuba, where there is less sensitivity
to racial stereotypes among Afro-Cubans. Are African Americans
overly sensitive or do they simply understand White folk better
than anyone else?
- Cuba Begins to Answer Its Race Question
- By Eugene Robinson, the Washington Post, 12 November
2000. Breaking a long-standing taboo on discussing Cuban
society in racial terms, scholars and even officials in
Havana are delving into issues of race, racism, racial
stereotypes. "it's unrealistic to assume that a good
communist or a good revolutionary can't also be a