Triple-Consciousness? Approaches to Afro-Latino Culture in the United States

  title={Triple-Consciousness? Approaches to Afro-Latino Culture in the United States},
  author={Juan Flores and Miriam Jim{\'e}nez Rom{\'a}n},
  journal={Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies},
  pages={319 - 328}
While the idea of Afro-Latinos generally refers to African-descendant peoples in Latin America and the Caribbean, in recent years greater attention has been paid to the situation of Black Latinos in the United States, where Latinos and African Americans are frequently counter-posed and pitted against one another in a kind of race for demographic supremacy as the ‘largest minority’. The groups are presented as adversarial and mutually exclusive: either you are Latino or you are Black. In the… Expand
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