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Yomaira Figueroa

Yomaira C. Figueroa earned her Ph.D. in the department of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley. She is a first generation Afro-Puerto Rican born and raised in New Jersey. Her work focuses on the politics and possibilities of decoloniality in the literature of two Afro-diasporic/exile populations: Equatorial Guineans and Afro-Caribbean Latin@s.