Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: Afro-Mexicans

No Longer Relegated To the Sidelines, Black...

The Mexican government has created a national institute to guarantee the rights of indigenous people, including the nation’s 1.4 million Afro-Mexicans. This move by...

Gaspar Yanga, The Man Who Led the...

Gaspar Yanga (1545 - Unknown) Yanga was an enslaved man on a sugarcane plantation in Veracruz, Mexico, but escaped in 1570 with a group...

Watch How Freedom Fighter Gaspar Yanga Help...

Heroes Of Color - Episode 2 from Heredia Designs, LLC on Vimeo. Animator, educator and entrepreneur David Heredia has released the latest episode of his...

Mexico Officially Recognizes 1.38 Million Afro-Mexicans in...

In what is being hailed as a step forward for people of African descent, Mexico has for the first time recognized its Afro-Mexican population. ...

6 Interesting Facts About Gaspar Yanga and...

Background  There is very little known about the revolutionary Gaspar Yanga. From the available historic records, Yanga is said to have been a royal from...