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A Racial Paradise? Race and Race Mixture in Henry Louis Gates' Brazil

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Osuji,Chinyere (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Mar 2013
Published:
Philadelphia, PA: Routledge/Taylor & Francis
ISBN:
1744-2222
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Blacks, Brazil, Latin America, South America, Inequality, Documentary films, Gates, Henry Louis Jr, Films
Notes:
A critical analysis of Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s PBS documentary film series Black in Latin America. The author discusses Gates' exploration of the history of early race mixture, the contemporary valorization of Blackness, and racial inequality in Brazil.