Roland Roebuck has a compelling view on identity in the Caribbean, one that many of us have been either unwilling or not ready to tackle as a community. Sure, there’s academic debate about the fluidity of race in Spanish speaking countries all over the world. But it’s important to take this conversation out of the confines of academia and engage the masses, regular people, to start thinking and speaking about race with their own friends and respective families. Roebuck notes that in the last census, 80% of the Puerto Rican population identified themselves as white. This is just not possible. Have you ever been to Puerto Rico?!? Check this out below and kudos to CNN for posting this iReport!
What do you all think? As I listened to this report, I started to recall similar stories.