El Racismo y yo

Bogotá: Intermedio Editoires, 2022. First Edition. Paperback. 190p., illus., wrps. New. Item #82211
ISBN: 9789585040656

A combination of journalism and personal testimony traces the story of this book where the Afro journalist and activist Liliana Valencia Murillo reconstructs the struggles of this population for their recognition and the exercise of their rights in Colombia based on the visibility of their traditions, uses and aesthetics. The hair and the ornament around it – the curl, the braids, the updos and the turban – serve as a common thread to narrate the advances and also the obstacles encountered by the Afro community on the path of inclusion, for centuries, through despite having been the ones who sowed the seeds of miscegenation and multiculturalism in the Colombian territory. Precisely, the battle of growing up as an Afro in a mestizo white society like Bogota,

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