AM I AFRO-LATINA ENOUGH? 

Afro- Latina speaks community of empowering individuals. It represents a culture of those who Celebrate traditions that deeply root back to the motherland. It signifies the rich Sounds of our ancestors who carried the musical rhythms of Africa with them. It preserves our expression of dance, songs, religion and literature with a Latin twist without neglecting our African roots.  It crosses barriers from SudaAmerica to Centroamerica along to the coast of Puerto Rico. It flows through all facets…

Roots and Identity : An Afro-Cuban’s Discovery of Self

When I think of this word, it holds so much weight. Everything a person does is rooted in their identity. Identity to me is not so cut and dry, but ever evolving. When a baby is born, they are given a name. Their name serves as a building block to their identity. When that child…

Celebrating Beautifully BLACK Latinas @afrolatinas_

  Social Media is an essential platform in order to gain attention to a topic or subject. The power it holds is endless and there are so many different types of social tools to utilize. So knock yourselves out! Instagram is a photo sharing app , which allows you to discover and explore new things….

Admire Your Own Beauty

To Admire regard (an object , quality , or person with respect of warm approval)  Ex: ” I admire your courage”  look with pleasure  Ex: “We were just admiring your garden” Google did a swell job of defining what it really means to admire. BUT … Yes, there’s a but! There was not one aspect…

An Acronym for Afro-Latinas

    Do you remember being in school and the teacher asked you to create a acronym for your name? I always thought that task was a bit challenging because I could never find the perfect words that fit me. But… I wanted to create an acronym for Afro-Latinas so they could have something to…