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Through a suite of theoretically attractive and empirically grounded texts, this booklet examines African-descended populations in Latin the US and Afro-Latin@s within the usa with the intention to discover questions of black identification and illustration, transnationalism, and diaspora within the Americas.

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Telles, Race in Another America; and Tianna S. Paschel Becoming Black Political Subjects: Movements, Alignment and the Making of Ethno-Racial Policy in Colombia and Brazil (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2016). Telles, Race in Another America; Hooker, “Indigenous Inclusion/Black Exclusion;” Jan Hoffman French, Legalizing Identities: Becoming Black or Indian in Brazil’s Northeast (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2009); Asher, Kiran. R. RIVERA-RIDEAU ET AL. 23. 24. 25. 26.

R. RIVERA-RIDEAU ET AL. being articulated exclusively within the nation-state, rather than through cross-national flows. While the literatures on (Afro-)Latin Americans and (Afro-)Latinos have been largely conceptualized as distinct, some scholars have addressed the ways in which conceptions of race and identity flow across borders, especially in regard to understanding US Afro-Latino identities. S. 47 This volume takes heed of this insistence to approach afrolatinidad transnationally. However, rather than assume the unidirectionality of these flows, we demonstrate that the movement of ideas of blackness is multivalent, continuous, and ever-changing.

42 (Fundacion Biblioteca Ayacuch, 1940. Durham: Duke University Press, INTRODUCTION: THEORIZING AFROLATINIDADES 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 17 1995); Tomás Blanco, El prejuicio racial en Puerto Rico, 2nd edition (San Juan: Editorial de Autores Puertorriqueños, 1948); Gilberto Freyre, Casagrande e senzala, no. 351 (University of California Press, 1933). Slavery in Latin America took various forms and ended at different times throughout the nineteenth century, spanning from 1822 to 1888. For more information about slavery in Latin America from a comparative perspective, see George Reid Andrews, Afro-Latin America 1800–2000 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004).

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