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AfroLatinos In Puerto Rico Face Similar Racial Inequities As Continental US

Protests for racial equity sparked by the killing of George Floyd resonated deeply in Puerto Rico.

A Commonwealth of the United States, the island may have a different history than the continental U.S., but racial inequalities persist in both.

We examine those throughlines and take a closer look at AfroLatino organizing in Puerto Rico with Natasha Alford, a journalist for TheGrio and Pulitzer Center grantee.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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