Wednesday, June 19th- Brooklyn Screening of NEGRO: A docu-series about Latino Identity

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NEGRO is a docu-series exploring identity, colonization, racism and the African Diaspora in Latin America and the Caribbean and the color complex among Latinos. Through candid interviews from Latinos, the social manifestations and consequences of the deep-seated color complex is deconstructed.  FILM SCREENING Wednesday, June 19th 7pm-9pm Panamerican Shipping Services 710 Franklin Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11238 (btwn […]

WATCH: ‘Negro’ – Colorism and “Mejorando La Raza”

Internalized racism, color preference, class whitening and “bettering the race” are discussed. Interviewees talk about their experiences with family, friends and strangers preferring light skin and striving for it.  How do these mentalities translate into social norms and treatment? WATCH Like the doc-series Support at Source Negro Documentary  

WATCH: ‘Negro’- Examining Color in Latin America

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‘Negro’- Examining Color in Latin America The one-drop rule of hypodescent only existed in the United States. The rest of the Americas did not and still does not classify race in the same way. Color in Latin America is more complex than American-centric categorizations of black and white, it is a color continuum schema, with […]