Index
Note: f refers to a figure; n refers to a note; and t refers to a table.
Abbot, William, 105
African Americans: affirmative action
and, 165–66; Black Mosaic exhibit
and, 145–46, 155; Black Power
Movement and, 24, 131, 166, 169;
Civil Rights Act, U.S. (1960), and,
165; Dominicans misidentified as,
12–13, 159–60, 167; Dominicans’
relations with, 11, 12–13, 22, 159–
60, 165–66, 174–75, 209–10, 261;
education and, 152, 165–66; for-
eign dignitaries identified as, 159–
60; hair-care products of, 254; His-
panicity of, 135, 170, 231, 232f28,
233f; Jim Crow and, 66, 138, 139,
169; political activism of, 138–39,
164–65; public self-representation
of, 131, 283n12; race rules in Wash-
ington and, 173–74; on segregation,
131–32; women labor migrants,
140–41. See also Beauty salons;
Black community in Washington;
Black identity; Hairstyle books
(African American)
Africans, African identity: African
heritage exhibits and, 85, 111–12,
119, 121–25, 127, 128, 282n145;
Afro-Latinos and, 134, 136, 144–45,
146, 150; Dominican identity and,
2, 5–6, 26–27, 55, 60–61, 71, 79,
95–96, 169–70; enslaved Africans
in Hispaniola, 3, 4, 90, 114, 148; in
formation of Dominican Republic,
92–93, 95; Haitian Revolution’s
influence on, 43; La nueva ola (the
New Wave) and, 91, 92–93, 112,
114, 127, 260; in Spanish Santo
Domingo, 42
Afro-Latinos, 134, 136, 144–45, 146,
150
Albert Batista, Celsa, 95, 96
Alix, Juan Antonio, 1–3, 256–57,
265n3
Almarante, Francia, 152, 153, 153f16,
170–73
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum,
21, 22–23; Afro-Latino community
and, 134, 136, 150; community
identity and, 132–33, 136; educa-
tional initiatives of, 135; founding
of, 131, 132, 133; oral-history inter-
views and, 144–45, 150; percep-
tions of black identity at, 136. See
also Black Mosaic
Anderson, Benedict, 7
Anderson, Marian, 138
Annexation initiatives of United
States: antimiscegenation ideol-
ogy in, 57; blackness and, 45, 50,
53, 55; the Cazneaus and, 43, 49;
Commission of Inquiry (1871)and,
53–54; Haitian stereotypes in, 51,
55–56, 66; media accounts of, 51–
54; opposition to, 50, 52, 53; racial
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