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Roberto Blanco

Blanco, Roberto (*1937) Contributor: Heike Raphael-Hernandez Contributor Heike Raphael-Hernandez (First published in Encyclopedia of Blacks in European history and culture (2008) Ed. Eric Marlone, ABC-CLIO Inc. Re-published here with permission of ABC-CLIO Inc.) Biography Further Reading Roberto Blanco (also Roberto Zerquera) is a German pop singer and actor of Afro-Cuban descent. Although the height of  Continue Reading »

Johannes Anyuru

Literary Explorations of Afro-Swedishness Contributor: Anne Heith Biography Works cited Johannes Anyuru, born in 1979 in Sweden, is an Afro-Swedish author whose connection to the African Diaspora is related to his Ugandan father’s escape when Idi Amin came to power. His father settled down in Sweden, where he married a Swedish woman. Anyuru grew up  Continue Reading »