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This edition: The Black/Brown Divide

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 3, 2010.

On this edition of Independent Sources, we examine the economic crisis in Puerto Rico. Will the job cuts and overall economic turmoil in that country lead to a massive migration to the mainland? We also focus on Afro Latinos and their conversation about race color and ethnicity. Is there really and black and brown divide in the community?

Guest List

Renzo Devia Exeutive Producer, “Afrolatinos: The Untaught Story”

Judith R. Escalona Independent Sources

Norma Hiram Pérez Educator/Labor Organizer

Abi Ishola Independent Sources

Miriam Jiménez-Román Executive Director, Afro-Latin@ Forum

Prof. José A. Laguarta Ramírez High School of the University of Puerto Rico

Bianca I. Laureano Educator/Blogger

Hon. Melissa Mark-Viverito New York City Council, District 8

Dr. Marta Moreno Vega President, The Franklin H. Williams Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCADI)

Marlene Peralta Presentadora, Desde la Calle/Independent Sources

Guesnerth Josue Perea Founder, Afro-Colombian NY

Garry Pierre-Pierre Producer/Co-Host, Independent Sources

Alicia Anabel Santos Writer/Co-Producer, “Afrolatinos: The Untaught Story”

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