By Devyn Spence Benson
Building on nineteenth-century discourses that imagined Cuba as a raceless area, innovative leaders embraced a slender definition of blackness, usually seeming to indicate that Afro-Cubans needed to discard their blackness to affix the revolution. This was once and is still a fake dichotomy for lots of Cubans of colour, Benson demonstrates. whereas a few Afro-Cubans agreed with the revolution's sentiments approximately racial transcendence--"not blacks, now not whites, basically Cubans--others chanced on how one can use nation rhetoric to call for extra reforms. nonetheless others, discovering a revolution that disavowed blackness unsettling and paternalistic, fought to insert black historical past and African tradition into progressive nationalisms. regardless of such efforts through Afro-Cubans and radical government-sponsored integration courses, racism has persevered in the course of the revolution in sophisticated yet lasting ways.
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Antiracism in Cuba: The Unfinished Revolution (Envisioning Cuba) by Devyn Spence Benson