TITLE

THE TRIBULATIONS OF BLACKNESS

AUTHOR(S)
Torres-Saillant, Silvio
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Callaloo;Summer2000, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p1086
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the complexity of racial thinking and racial discourse among Dominicans and the use of indigenous paradigms to explicate the place of black consciousness in Dominican society and culture. Scholars' opinions on the sociocultural dynamic at work in the population's self-awareness as a people of African descent; Elusiveness of the concept of race itself.
ACCESSION #
4125048

 

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