Exploring the History of Afro-Mexicans – The New York Times

About all that Mara Sanchez Renero knew about Afro-Mexicans was that they existed. And even that did not prepare her for the surprise she felt when she visited one of their communities in the Mexican state of Guerrero in 2014. There, during a ceremonial dance with African roots known as the Dance of the Devil, she encountered scores of Afro-Mexicans.