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Discussing White Privilege In Latin America: come see me speaking today at the LAYC

March 31, 2009

I have been invited to be part of this event. The organizers have asked me to talk about Indigenous peoples of South America.

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Sorry for the short notice, but please attend this free event and listen to what others have to say on race and identity in Latin American communities.

Panel workshop
“White Privilege In Latin America – Myths and Realities”

Presented by Grupo Afrodescendiente

Tuesday, March 31, 2009
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Latin American Youth Center: Community Room
1419 Columbia Road, NW
Washington, DC 20009

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Please join us for an interactive panel discussion and roundtable about the persistence of white privilege in Latin America. We will critically discuss and challenge our legacies of colonialism, slavery, imperialism, color preference, economic disparities, white privilege and racism within the Latin America community.

Please come out to share your thoughts / speak / listen / share your experience and build alliances within our community!

Grupo Afro Descendiente is an international coalition of individuals, non-profits, businesses, activists, and educators working to acknowledge, represent, and advocate for African descendants in Latin America. Through a global network, Grupo Afro Descendiente seeks to raise Afro-Latino consciousness and identity through culturally relevant and historically representative programs.

See you there!

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