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AFRO MEXICO: Black History In Mexico!

Yes that’s right! There are Mexicans of African descent and they have lived in Mexico for 500 years! Have you heard of the slave resistance movement led by Afro-Mexican national hero, Gaspar Yanga? Did you know that Afro-Mexicans were instrumental in winning Mexico’s independence? And what about Mexico’s only president to date of African descent, Vicente Guerrero? All this and more coming up in this video!

Presented by Fayida Jailler (Instagram: @freedomismineofficial)

Illustrations by:
Alejandro Salinas (Instagram @als_stone)
Jimena Isabel Merchán (Instagram @jimenaimm)

Oya by SkirmisherBeats
Many Men by Ransom Beatz

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