On Being Black in Latin America

Jennifer Wynn at BeingLatino shares some good thoughts on the PBS series and the complexity of Latinos:

Dominicans are mostly mulattoes and we should celebrate and embrace all sides of our ancestry, regardless of our skin color or what we look like. The Dominican Embassy states that, “the ethnic composition of the Dominican population is 73 percent multiracial, 16 percent white, and 11 percent black. The multiracial population is primarily a mixture of European and African.