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The Other African Americans: Afro-Caribbeans of Nicaragua

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Are Afro-Caribbeans, like so many of us, still in the grips of an identity crisis? Too often Racial Identity and Culture continue to clash whenever African ancestry surfaces. The legacy of colonialism and slavery has left deep scars, psychic trauma and shame that continues to divide us. Hear the experience of an African American scholar and professor of African American studies who traveled to Nicaragua to teach but learned more than he expected about racial identity and culture in the Central American Republic of Nicaragua.