A I N A L C  
Association of Afro-LatinAmerican and Caribbean Researchers     
AFRODIASPORIAN BINNACLE  Exploring the themes of the African diaspora
in Latin America and the Caribbean

photo: Sebastián Pancheri – feminacida.com.ar
Mérida Doussou Sekel

Where are we from?
by Mérida Doussou Sekel
“Where are you from?” That's perhaps the most heard question in Argentina by people who do not have Euro-descendant traits. This question has its roots in the foundation of the State itself and its discursive ideal of a white and European nation . . . Continue

Roberto Carlos da Silva Borges

Black Cinema
by Roberto Carlos da Silva Borges
There is still no consensus about what characterizes what in Brazil has been called “Cinema Noir”. However, this "Black Cinema" marks a differentiated position of the filmmakers against the representation of the individual and the black community, which refutes the hegemonic model that reproduces an inferiorization of Afro-descendants ...Continue...