Photo Credit: Conrad Fox
A black Mexican mother and her children.
Black Mexico
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El Ciruelo may look like just another poor Mexican fishing village. But look a little closer and you’ll see most of the villagers are black. They are descendants of slaves brought to Mexico 300 years ago. The Mexican slave trade - which was abolished in 1829 - was very small. Perhaps that’s why it's been all but forgotten -- even by its descendents. Conrad Fox reports.

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