Explain the significance of art for Peruvian race classifications and the colonial past of the country.

Explain the significance of art for Peruvian race classifications and the colonial past of the country.

Extra Credit: Black in Latin America – Mexico & Peru
List at least 5 ways in which African culture influenced current Mexican customs/traditions
How are Mexicans with darker complexions are discriminated against in their own country, and how that is similar to racial tensions in other nations?

Explain the significance of art for Peruvian race classifications and the colonial past of the country. What does it show us about the Afro-Peruvian experience?
Compare the experience of Afro-Peruvians who largely do not finish high school, and continue to live in poverty. How does this prove a challenge in the lives of these people, and where else in the world do we see such discrimination and lack of resources (make sure to put specific countries and explain your thought process)
Look up information on Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (the host of the film series). List at least 5 of his credentials as a historian and scholar