Working together
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The African Presence in Mexico

Working together
WORKING TOGETHER: John Outterbridge and Jane Castillo’s fabric piece “Outcast” is in the complementary exhibition “Common Ground.” (Annie Wells / Los Angeles Times)
Protest
PROTEST: Aydeé Rodríguez López’s “Sound of the Artesa” depicts dancers using an upside-down boat for percussion. (California African-American Museum)
Struggle
STRUGGLE: Daniel Martinez’s “The Promised Land” is in related “Who Are We Now” display. ()
Mothers
MOTHERS: “Abuelita de Mi Vida” by Favianna Rodriguez. (California African American Museum)
Revolt
REVOLT: Hermenegildo González Fernández’s “Founding of Yanga,” a city named for an African who led a slave uprising. (Michael Tropea / California African American Museum)
Twist
TWIST: Maximino Javier’s “Indecisive Chacmool” is in “The African Presence in México: From Yanga to the Present.” (California African-American Museum)
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