‘And We Are Many:’ Afro-Argentines and Defensa 1464

In 1810, a third of Buenos Aires was African.  Still, the received, albeit simplistic, narrative – placing the Argentine expanse as a land of opportunity for Europe’s masses and Buenos Aires as the cosmopolitan center (a la Paris) – maintains the Argentine story as a narrative sans Africans, or, one in which Africans conveniently disappeared … Continue reading ‘And We Are Many:’ Afro-Argentines and Defensa 1464