“Love and Hip-Hop’s Amara La Negra, Afro-Latinos and How Some African Americans View Us.”

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When I started my professional career, I worked for numerous black media organizations. Many who worked there would look at my name and say: “Claudio? Why is your name Claudio? And your last name is Cabrera!?” They didn’t view Claudio Eduardo Cabrera as an African American sounding name so were immediately wondering where I was [….]