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Ada Ferrer is Professor of History and Latin American Studies at New York University. Her most recent book is the award-winning Freedom’s Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution (2014). Follow her on Twitter at @Adita_Ferrer.
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In Cuba, Obama Articulated a Vision of History and Revolution that No Other President Ever Has
In a country in which political discourse rarely mentions race explicitly, Obama seemed to be saying to Cubans of African descent, I see you, and I understand your centrality in the past and future of your country.