Black Mosaic: community, race, and ethnicity among Black immigrants in Washington, D.C
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
The Center for Anacostia Studies was the predecessor of the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum research department.
Daniel Bueno is interviewed about his childhood in the Dominican Republic and his experience as a Latino American after moving to Washington, D.C. in 1963. Bueno recalls his political involvement in the Dominican revolutionary party and the Dominican popular movement and discusses the influence of American music in Santo Domingo. Bueno talks at length about the Latino American community in D.C., in which he says dominicans associated with Puerto Ricans, Cubans, and African Americans. He discusses organizing community dances, the importance of the latino barrio, and his experience with discrimination in the U.S. An abbreviated transcript of the interview is available for reference in the archives.
An interview of Daniel Bueno, conducted for the Black Mosaic exhibition. Black Mosaic was an exhibition exploring the immigration of people of African descent from Central and South America and the Caribbean to the Washington Metropolitan Area. The show was organized by the Anacostia Museum and held there from August 21, 1994 through August 7, 1995
Black Mosaic, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution