Latin America's African roots are explored in visits to Brazil, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico and Peru. Included: how Latin Americans of African descent live; how their countries acknowledge or deny their African past.
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The almost unknown history their significant black populations.
Professor Gates explores the 'rainbow nation' of Brazil.
How the culture, religion, and politics of this island are inextricably linked to race.
An exploration of the complex relations between the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
White Cuban planters tighten their hold and "security" on their plantations.
Cuban Revolutionary Antonio Maceo's controversial identity.
A look at the economic impact the Haitian Revolution had on Cuba.
Afro-Cuban political activism and the white establishment's backlash.
Black in Latin America, the 11th documentary by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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