Africa's Legacy in Mexico
Photographs by Tony Gleaton

. . . I came to photograph this area just south of Acapulco, a place I have come to view simply as a present-day reminder of black Africa's legacy in Mexico.

--Tony Gleaton

Man and Canoe

"Man & Canoe," Corralero, Oaxaca, Mexico, 1987

The following essays mark the journey of Tony Gleaton's work in exploring and documenting black Africa's legacy in Mexico. The essays include photographs from Gleaton's personal collection.

Oaxaca Diary, Tony Gleaton
What is a Mexican?, Miriam Jimenez Roman
A Legacy of Slavery, Colin A. Palmer
Mexico's Third Root, Luz Maria Martinez Montiel
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