Afro-Mexicans Face Racism Daily in Mexico While Fighting For Identity [Video]

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Underrepresented Afro-Mexican communities are working to change the Constitution to earn their basic rights like healthcare and education. CCTV America’s Franc Contreras reports.

Racism is a daily battle for Mexico’s 1.4 million Afro-Mexicans. “I wanted to be white until I realized that brown skin is beautiful and that people are pretty in their own color.”