Thursday, October 22, 2009

Define Latino/a - By Raquel Cepeda

Raquel Cepeda is a first-generation American, the child of Dominican parents whose family is made up of a rainbow coalition: her maternal great-great-grandfather was Haitian; her maternal grandmother's own grandmother was Vietnamese; someone on her paternal side was supposedly Sephardic. And as in many Dominican families in her New York neighborhood of Washington Heights,  blackness is rarely discussed ... read more

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