When the Communist Party seized control of Cuba in 1959, itlaunched an anti-racism campaign, and, after only three years, declared victory: Racism was over; everyone was equal. Despite the government’s embrace of a colorblind ideology, Devyn Spence Benson writes that Cubans, Afrocubanas especially, are still fighting anti-black discrimination and working to create “a revolution inside a revolution.”
Research Article|March 01 2016
“Not Blacks But Citizens”: Race and Revolution in Cuba
Devyn Spence Benson
World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 23-29.
Devyn Spence Benson; “Not Blacks But Citizens”: Race and Revolution in Cuba. World Policy Journal 1 March 2016; 33 (1): 23–29. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/07402775-3547930
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