Authors of the Afro-Latin American Press

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Call for Volunteers
Subject Fields: 
Black History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Journalism and Media Studies, Latin American and Caribbean History / Studies


We write to request assistance in the preparation of an edited volume of articles from Black newspapers and magazines in Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, and Uruguay, 1870-1960, all translated into English. In order to request copyright permission to publish those articles, we are trying to identify and contact heirs or descendants of the following authors, all deceased. We would also be grateful for information on death dates for authors for whom no such date is indicated.



  • Arlindo Veiga dos Santos (d. 1978)
  • Raul Joviano Amaral (d. 1988)
  • Francisco Lucrécio (d. 2001)
  • David Rodolpho de Castro
  • Luiz Bastos
  • Luiz Lobato
  • Horácio da Cunha
  • Pedro Paulo Barbosa
  • Abílio Rodrigues
  • Benedito Florêncio
  • Cláudio Guerra
  • Cézar Junior


  • Pedro Portuondo Calá
  • Enrique Andreu
  • María Luisa Sánchez
  • Calixta Hernández de Cervantes

Should you have information on any of those individuals, please contact:


Contact Info: 

George Reid Andrews, University of Pittsburgh

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