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Arturo Schomburg Gave Voice to Afro-Latinos & Black History

by Efrain Nieves Arturo Alfonso Schomburg was a Puerto Rican historian, writer, and activist in the United States who researched and raised awareness of the great contributions that Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Americans have made to society. Schomburg  was born in the town of Santurce, Puerto Rico  to María Josefa, a freeborn black midwife and Carlos Féderico Schomburg, a merchant […]

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