Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 July 2017

272 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190632304

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The Power of Race in Cuba

Racial Ideology and Black Consciousness During the Revolution

Danielle Pilar Clealand

Transgressing Boundaries: Studies in Black Politics and Black Communities

  • Shows how the economic crisis that followed the Soviet Union's collapse changed race relations in Cuba
  • Examines the official narrative of race in Cuba, contrasting that with black and mixed race Cubans' identity and lived experience
  • Explores how discrimination creates divergent opportunities for black and white Cubans
  • Provides personal, informal perspectives from many walks of life in in Cuba, drawing a portrait of black identity through interviewees' lives

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