Afro-Latinos, Mexico, Texas

Two Families, Two Ferries to Freedom

Two families on the Texas-México border are notable for their roles in the Underground Railroad heading south of the Río Grande. The Jacksons and the Webbers have similar histories. The women were Black former slaves and the men were White. Jackson was a former slave owner who freed his slaves, including Matilda who became his […]

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Afro-Latinos, Spanish Culture and Language

Best Post I Read This Week

I received a great tip this week from the website called Blog on the Hyphen that focuses on Latinxs* literature, culture and arts. It reblogged this article by Miguel Luciano about the Young Lords of New York. The essay shows reproductions and murals of historic photos by Hiram Maristany and indicates where they are placed […]

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