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5 Things One Blogger Thinks You Should Know About People of African Descent in Trinidad & Tobago

We have evidence in our culture, historical facts, which show how the African experience in the Caribbean has helped define our landscape and spirit.

In honour of emancipation, Amilcar Sanatan shares five things about Afro-Trinbagonians you never knew: they are not a monolith, they don't all vote along ethnic lines, they may not always recognise the extent to which Africanness has been degraded and could do with a few lessons in ethnic pride from other races, and they need to understand the ways in which emancipation must mean equality for all.

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