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Afromexicans: The invisible people of Mexico | Matador Network

THE PRESENCE OF CULTURAL DIVERSITY might be one of the main reasons millions of tourists flock to Mexico each year. Ancient architecture, food, spiritual rituals, colorful textiles, traditional medicine — these are only some of expressions we can learn about from the Mayas, Zapotecs, Tarahumaras, Nahuas and other indigenous communities who currently reside in Mexican territory and who are recognized by the Mexican state as groups with the right of free determination. Mexican territory and who are recognized by the Mexican state as groups with the right of free determination. This ‘right of free determination’ includes the right to decide […]

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Tessa Thompson On Her Panamanian Grandmother & the Lack of Afro-Latino Stories in Hollywood | Remezcla

Carmen Phillips, Remezcla TAYLOR JEWELL/INVISION/AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK, Featured Image Nia DaCosta’s Little Woods, opening this weekend, Tessa Thompson plays Ollie, a woman trying to survive the last few days of her probation after getting caught illegally selling prescription pills in a rural North Dakota town on the Canadian border. When Ollie’s younger sister, Deb (Lily James), faces mounting financial and personal crisis of an unexpected pregnancy, a deadbeat ex-boyfriend, and a mortgage that is past due, Ollie is forced to decide if she’s willing to return to a way of life she thought she’d left behind for just one more score – […]

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International Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women’s Day | Afro Throughout Latin America, July 25 is a day of recognition and celebration of Black women. This year, International Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women’s Day will be commemorated in the U.S.

Throughout Latin America, July 25 is a day of recognition and celebration of Black women. This year, International Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women’s Day will be commemorated in the U.S.

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