Racism persists in Cuba – By Nelson A. King

Racism persists in Cuba

NELSON A. KING | CUBA – Caribbean Life News

Many Afro-Cuban activists say that despite the social advancements made in Cuba in recent years, blacks on the Spanish-speaking Caribbean island still face and battle overt racism.

More than 30 Cuban activists, writers, academics and entrepreneurs, mostly of African descent, gathered at prestigious Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., last week for what was described as an “unpreceden­ted meeting to celebrate the achievements of the Afro-Cuban movement on the island and set the course for future work,” according to the Miami Herald.    [Read more]

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