Thursday, February 21, 2013

Tonight @ Towson University

Join me tonight for an intimate conversation about Afrolatinos.

I have been thinking over the past few days about "Breeding out Blackness".

Marrying up
Aclarar la raza
Mejorar la raza

There was (is/exists) a Scientific method of racism designed to purify the race and breed out the black. This would be a contributing factor of the self-hatred and racism that exists throughout Latin America. Identity or how one should identify has become a major debate. People are trying to find their place in the world. Who gets to define what beauty is? Who is considered an Afrolatino?

We will discuss the Mestizaje that occurred once the white "European" race was bred in, mixed with that of the enslaved Africans who arrived and the Natives residing in these countries throughout Latin America.

Tonight I will address the mixing/inter-breeding that took place all across the world during the enslavement of Africans and Indigenous people's--specifically throughout Latin America and how it is manifested today. In addition to celebrating the beautiful history, traditions and culture that remains in Latin America.

Towson University

Location: Chesapeake Rooms

Time: 5:00pm


8000 York Rd.
Towson, MD 21252
(410) 704-2000


I am looking forward to this wonderful presentation of Afrolatinos: The

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