Brilliant – A black, negritude, or panafrican consciousness never emerged in the Dominican rep. like in other caribbean nations. The term Afro-dominican is a new term (used mostly by Dominicans in the U.S. ). We never used blackness or hyphenations to advance some kind of political cause. Race is not a white/black issue in the Dominican rep. Race is more of a spectrum, from very white to very black. As a mulatto population, most of us fall somewhere inbetween. Even those at the polar ends,