Mexico & Peru: The Black Grandma in the Closet

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The series concludes with visits to Mexico and Peru, which collectively received more slaves than the U.S. Included: the cultures forged by slave descendants in Mexico's Veracruz and Costa Chica regions; and in and around Lima, Peru.

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