Ni de aquí, ni de allá”: Garífuna Subjectivities and the Politics of Diasporic Belonging

  • Paul Joseph López Oro
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Part of the Afro-Latin@ Diasporas book series (ALD)

Abstract

López Oro analyzes two census campaigns—one in New York City and one in Honduras—geared toward Garifuna populations in order to interrogate larger questions about how Garifuna populations are included, or not, within dominant discourses of Honduran multiculturalism and US Latinidad. He argues that Garifuna are a quintessentially diasporic population who disrupt common assumptions about what it means to be Honduran, Latino, and/or Black in the Americas.

Keywords

Indigenous Community Black Community African Descent Black Immigrant Caribbean Coast 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Joseph López Oro
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  1. 1.Department of African and African Diaspora StudiesThe University of Texas at AustinAustinUSA

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