Formerly known as British Honduras, Belize's culture has evolved from a series of Black and indigenous people moving to and from the country. In this episode, Dr. Nicole Ramsey shares how these movements have been critical to Belize's identity formation, as well as the growing diaspora in the U.S west coast.
Dr. Nicole Ramsey is an interdisciplinary educator, writer and researcher from Los Angeles, California. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American an African Studies at the University of Virginia. Her research examines formations of blackness, identity and nation and is concerned with conceptions of belonging across the circum-Caribbean and particularly in Belize and the Belizean diaspora in the U.S. Follow Nicole on Twitter and Instagram.
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