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date: 06 August 2020

Vasconcelos, José locked

1722?–1760? Afro-Mexican poet famous for his wit and humor of whom very little information is known, and whose improvised verses were published under the title El negrito poeta mexicano y sus populares versos (The Little Black Mexican Poet and His Popular Verses).


See also Literature, Black, in Spanish America.

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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