The History and Experience of Afro-Colombians

The Colombia Support Network along with Ithaca College will host Marino Cordoba of the Association of Displaced Afro-Colombians (AFRODES). Mr. Cordoba will speak at Ithaca College on Thursday, February 28, for Black History Month. Please join us at 6:15 p.m. in Williams Hall, room 323, to hear about issues of racism in South America and the struggle of thousands of displaced Afro-Colombian people.

You can read more about Cordoba and these issues in Beyond Slavery: The Multilayered Legacy of Africans in Latin America and the Caribbean, (Darien J. Davis, ed.) or on the following website:

Originally published in Intercom: The History and Experience of Afro-Colombians.