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  • interview February 28, 2013

    Historian Ben Vinson III on Afro-Mexican History

    Ben Vinson III is a historian at Johns Hopkins University and perhaps the world’s leading scholar on Afro-Mexican history. He has published several books about Afro-Mexicans, including Bearing Arms for His Majesty: The Free-Colored Militia in Colonial Mexico (Stanford, 2001), … Read more »

  • blog February 27, 2013

    Afro-Mexico Road Trip #3: Cumbia, Costa Chica Style

    Afropop Producers Marlon Bishop and Nina Macintosh spent two weeks driving around Mexico in search of Afro-Mexican musical heritage, in research for an epic Afropop “Hip Deep” radio documentary on the subject. We’re posting missives from their journey here. To … Read more »

  • blog February 25, 2013

    Afro-Mexico Road Trip #2: The Chilena

    Afropop Producers Marlon Bishop and Nina Macintosh spent two weeks driving around Mexico in search of Afro-Mexican musical heritage, in research for an epic Afropop “Hip Deep” radio documentary on the subject. We’re posting missives from their journey here. To … Read more »

  • blog February 25, 2013

    Afro-Mexico Road Trip #1: Introducing Afro-Mexico

    In early January, I went to Mexico to do research for an upcoming Afropop “Hip Deep” radio documentary exploring the African heritage in music in Mexico, Afropop’s first ever Mexico-focused project. I was joined by filmmaker Nina Macintosh, to make … Read more »

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