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Through a set of theoretically attractive and empirically grounded texts, this ebook examines African-descended populations in Latin the USA and Afro-Latin@s within the usa to be able to discover questions of black identification and illustration, transnationalism, and diaspora within the Americas.

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Overall, these four chapters present a critical look at the lived experiences and negotiations faced by Afro-Latin Americans and AfroLatin@s when they have to negotiate two elements in the spatial–subjective creation of their “double consciousness”—their blackness vis à vis politics of mestizaje in their respective nation-states and, once they migrate or relocate to other parts of the Americas (the United States or other Latin American countries), the relationship between blackness and Latinidad.

In Chap. 3, Paul Joseph López Oro departs from Richard Iton’s concept of “anaformative impulse” to analyze the ways Garífunas engage with “diaspora” and “nation-state” as a site of dislocation, break, and negotiation J. Arroyo (
) Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Department of African and African American Studies, University of Texas, Austin 32 J. ARROYO in their native Honduras and in the United States (New York, Houston, and Atlanta). Garífunas, who are both black and indigenous, live mostly in the coastal areas of Central America (Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Belize) and are the descendants of a slave wreckage in the island of St.

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