A comment on Carlos Moore’s previous work by Pedro Pérez Sarduy,a prominent Afro-Cuban scholar, who divides his time between Cuba, the UK and the U.S. Originally published in Cuba Update, Summer 1990.,   Supplied by kind courtesy of Isaac Saney.

It took me a while to respond to CUBA Update’s request for a review of your new book Castro, the Blacks and Africa. There was so much to respond to. In the end, I decided instead to write this open letter, in the hopes that it reaches you in your Caribbean retreat of Fort-de-France or Pointe-a-Pitre….

Full text of Pedro Pérez Sarduy’s Open Letter to Carlos Moore

Las Criadas de la Habana ("The Maids of Havana") by Pedro

, Las Criadas de la Habana, ("The Maids of Havana") by Pedro

Afro-Cuba: An Anthology of Afro-Cuban Literature, Edited by Jean Stubbs and Pedro Perez Sarduy

Afro-Cuba: An Anthology of Afro-Cuban Literature, Edited by Jean Stubbs and Pedro Perez Sarduy