A Facebook video posted Monday by Atlanta Black Star is revisiting the results of a March 1 Pew Research report, which states that 39% of Afro-Latinos in the United States identify as white.
In addition, even though Hispanic is not classified as a race by the U.S. Census, 24% of Afro-Latinos say they identified as Hispanic. 18% of respondents identified as black.
The Pew report stated that “one-quarter of all U.S. Latinos self-identify as Afro-Latino, Afro-Caribbean or of African descent with roots in Latin America.” It also listed Afro-Latino populations by Latin American countries (numbers listed in the following graphic are in the thousands):
Recently, Latino USA dedicated an entire hour about what it means to identify as Afro-Latino:
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Why is Puerto Rico not acounted for in that map?
we afro-latinos are the largest black community in the americas with in 21 countries or as i would say clans….my clans is the afro-panamanians of afro-colombian descent and cape verde americans of angolan descent and proud!!!