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2006

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Race

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Enhancing Access To Health Care And Eliminating Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Health Status: A Compelling Case For Health Professions Schools To Implement Race-Conscious Admissions Policies, Thomas E. Perez Jan 2006

Enhancing Access To Health Care And Eliminating Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Health Status: A Compelling Case For Health Professions Schools To Implement Race-Conscious Admissions Policies, Thomas E. Perez

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Mestizaje And The Mexican Mestizo Self: No Hay Sangre Negra, So There Is No Blackness, Taunya Lovell Banks Jan 2006

Mestizaje And The Mexican Mestizo Self: No Hay Sangre Negra, So There Is No Blackness, Taunya Lovell Banks

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Many legal scholars who write about Mexican mestizaje omit references to Afromexicans, Mexico’s African roots, and contemporary anti-black sentiments in the Mexican and Mexican American communities. The reasons for the erasure or invisibility of Mexico’s African roots are complex. It argues that post-colonial officials and theorists in shaping Mexico’s national image were influenced two factors: the Spanish colonial legacy and the complex set of rules creating a race-like caste system with a distinct anti-black bias reinforced through art; and the negative images of Mexico and Mexicans articulated in the United States during the early nineteenth century. The ...