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Whenever I see documentaries on Cuba or the Dominican Republic, at least half the people look black and the other half what you'd think of as Latino. Yet they don't say "African Cuban" or "African Dominican". They're all Cubans. Or all Dominicans.
Whoa, dude just used the Caribbean as an example of racial homogeneity. I think I'm gettin' vertigo up in here.

Y'all know why that makes no kind of sense, right? Colonialism, slavery, indenture? The mass importation of a labor force from diverse ethnic heritages to produce valuable sugar, molasses and rum? Triangle trade?

When speaking of the DR and Haiti in particular there are sharp divisions, on account of Hispaniola pretty much apartheided. Though that's more DR mulattos and Haitian blacks.
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Whenever I see documentaries on Cuba or the Dominican Republic, at least half the people look black and the other half what you'd think of as Latino. Yet they don't say "African Cuban" or "African Dominican". They're all Cubans. Or all Dominicans.
Whoa, dude just used the Caribbean as an example of racial homogeneity. I think I'm gettin' vertigo up in here.

Y'all know why that makes no kind of sense, right? Colonialism, slavery, indenture? The mass importation of a labor force from diverse ethnic heritages to produce valuable sugar, molasses and rum? Triangle trade?

When speaking of the DR and Haiti in particular there are sharp divisions, on account of Hispaniola pretty much apartheided. Though that's more DR mulattos and Haitian blacks.


All I know is Dominican girls, whatever their full heritage is, are some of the hottest women on the planet in my book
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