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Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus to Present a Discussion on Racism in Cuba June 6

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Miami, May 31, 2013 - Miami Dade College’s (MDC) Wolfson Arts and Philosophy Department, in collaboration with the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Initiatives (CLACI), will host a discussion on racism in Cuba  at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, at the Wolfson Campus. This presentation is in Spanish and is free and open to the public.

The Problem of Race in Cuba and its Invisible Discourse will explore the problem of racism in Cuba and how dissident groups are taking action to bring the issue out of closed intellectual debates in order to promote full integration of all the island's citizens, without discrimination on the grounds of ethnicity or skin color.

MDC Professor Alfredo Triff will moderate the discussion. Panelists include Cuban dissidents Manuel Cuesta Morua, Rafael Campoamor, Leonardo Calvo, Juan Antonio Alvarado and Juan Madrazo, as well as Enrique Patterson, a former University of Havana philosophy professor who currently lives in Miami.

Discussion on Racism in Cuba

  • WHEN: Thursday, Jun. 6, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
  • WHERE: MDC Wolfson Campus, Room 7128 300 NE Second Ave.

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