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Afro-Cuban journalist speaks on racial discrimination in Cuba

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Carrillo,Karen Juanita (Author)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
2000-12-14
Published:
New York, NY
ISBN:
0028-7121
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Blacks, Racism, Cuba, Hispanics, Miami (Florida), Discrimination, Publishing industry, Speakers, Patterson, Enrique, Castro, Fidel, 1926-, Cari
Notes:
Enrique Patterson, a columnist at Miami's El Nuevo Herald, recently spoke at Baruch College in New York City about racial discrimination in Cuba. Patterson, who is Cuban-American, said Cuban culture has a tradition of racism that developed before Fidel Castro and has not ended under Castro's reign. Patterson said racism is preventing a transition to democracy.