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Bolivia's African king -11 March 08

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Uploaded on Mar 10, 2008

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For the first time since they arrived in Bolivia as slaves 182 years ago, attitudes towards African Bolivians are changing. That's partly because of the government of Evo Morales, which recently approved its first "multi-ethnic, multicultural" constitution.
But for many, it's recognition of Julio Pinedo, an African Bolivian, who is now an official authority and king of the African-Bolivian community. Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports.

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