I’m Afro-Latina, And Living With Type 2 Narcolepsy, Has Taught Me To Bring Visibility to Sleep Disorders In My Community – Jenay Wright

A young, 26 years older morenita, born in a city that never sleeps. But she can never stay awake either. How does that even make sense? Falling asleep on the A train, sleeping through panhandlers, the candy man, and the Mexican mariachi band. Somehow she never missed her stop. Her eyes almost look so drowsy…

Y no soy negra? – Sharee Yveliz

Cuando me pusieron desrizado y rolos abajo la secadora?  Cuando un estilo “simple” coge mas que una hora? No soy negra?  Cuando le gente se quedan en sorpresa escúchame hablar la idioma ? O que una mujer piel blanca puede ser mi mamá?  No soy negra ? Cuando me preguntan “ju speak eSpanish?” Y me…

I’m Afro-Latina and Proud – Gabi Banks

To be honest, I grew up just thinking I was an African – American woman. I didn’t learn of my Afro- Latinx heritage as I got to college. I knew my mother’s family came from another country, but since I was raised in another state so far, I didn’t really learn much about my mother’s…

Divinity- Michelle Lopez

Divine power, comes from Her.She. Moves and flows through the world. With her curves,hypnotizing.Like honey dripping from a spoon.Curves that never end.Curves that never go unnoticed. Skin like cinnamon, butterscotch, honey, chocolatesmooth,glistening skin. Skin that makes you wish you could taste and smell Through your eyes. Eyes that you are so grateful to have To see Beauty….

Afro-Latina Changemaker: Sarah Taylor, Healing Generational Trauma In Communities of Color

For Black History Month, #IAMENOUGH and the Eva Longoria Foundation are collaborating to highlight Afro-Latina changemakers. Learn more about the Eva Longoria Foundation’s work to empower Latinas through education and entrepreneurship at @evalongoriafoundation on Instagram. Mental health in the Black and brown communities – and the stigma that exists around seeking help or discussing it openly…

Afro-Latina Changemaker: Jada Gomez Editor, Amplifying Black Latinx Narratives

For Black History Month, #IAMENOUGH and the Eva Longoria Foundation are collaborating to highlight Afro-Latina changemakers. Learn more about the Eva Longoria Foundation’s work to empower Latinas through education and entrepreneurship at @evalongoriafoundation on Instagram. We’ve learned how influential and necessary the work of journalism is in the world today. It has the power to…