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The Afro-Mexican population has long struggled for recognition in an overwhelmingly mestizo country where the indigenous past is lionized but lighter skin colour is often reflected in social advancement and higher incomes. Observers expect the census to put the current total at around 2 million — mostly in Guerrero, Oaxaca and Veracruz states.
From the very start of conquest of what is now Mexico, Africans arrived alongside the Spanish, both voluntarily as conquistadores — and as slaves. More recently, however, their history has been one of marginalisation and neglect in underdeveloped regions such as the Costa Chica, a dry, tropical zone to the south-east of Acapulco.
Afro-Mexican identity is not straightforward: many self-identify as negro black though others dislike the term and prefer Afro-Mexican or Afro-descendant. We're here': Afro-Mexicans make the census after long struggle for recognition. David Agren in Mexico City.
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Mexicans Of African Descent Fight For Recognition In Mexico