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Skin Color Politics In The Latin/o Community And The Roots Of...

AFRICANGLOBE - Internalize racism is bred in Afro Latin communities, and many feel a sense of shame about their Blackness, or don't acknowledge it. Often, there are Latinos with very dark skin, but will deny all Blackness, and iterate, "no, no, no my grandparents are from Spain." Latin heritage is subsumed under Blackness, which Martin points out when he mentions that Sammy Davis Jr.'s mother was Cuban, yet that's a little known fact due to his appearance as a Black man.
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