Institutional racism in Cuba has been outlawed for decades, but in this installment of The Root Editor-in-Chief Henry Louis Gates' PBS special, it's clear that "racism of the heart" is still very much alive. Find out how the struggle against it is being waged under a system in which, as Gates notes, "Declaring that racism exists can be judged a seditious criticism of the government."

Plus, there's more coverage of the black experience in Latin America on The Root.