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Black in Latin America, Ep. 02 - Cuba: The Next Revolution

Black in Latin America, Ep. 02 - Cuba: The Next Revolution

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In Cuba, Professor Gates finds out how the culture, religion, politics, and music of this island are inextricably linked to the huge amount of slave labor imported to produce its enormously profitable 19th century sugar industry, and how race and racism have fared since Fidel Castro’s Communist revolution in 1959.

Series Description
Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. travels to places in Latin America where Africa has touched the continent with lasting cultural results to explore what happens when African and Hispanic worlds meet.

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