20221, black mexicans|
Posted by azucar18, Mon Nov-06-00 03:42 PM
i did a research paper in college on this very subject. there's a lot of good information at this website:
what's interesting is that when i showed this information to a couple of mexican friends of mine, they *still* didn't believe that black mexicans existed. their reactions were "well, they're just in veracruz" or "there are no black people in *my* family". i think some mexicans are in a state of denial about their african ancestry.
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