Kayla B – Why Afro Latina Women need to show up for Latinas and Black Women

    2017 can officially be called “The Year of The Woman” or “El Ano de la Mujer” if you will.  We saw major strides in the name of feminism and sisterhood as we nominated a woman to run for president. We saw a statue of the courageous girl be placed in the path of…

Documenting the Afro-Latina Beauty; Afros in San Juan

     The Afro beauty seen in San Juan, Puerto Rico is absolutely breathtaking. Bringing visibility to Afro-Latinos is essential because they are often underrepresented compared to other Latinos. Hence, thanks to projects like Afros in San Juan who is devoted to highlighting the Afro-Latina beauty on the streets of San Juan. This ongoing project will …

A Letter to my Afro- Latinas

Dear  my Afro-Latinas, I am calling on all my Afro-Latinas. I want you to close your eyes , open your heart and feel your soul.  I understand the feeling of not knowing where you fit in or understanding who you are.  We have all had those days we didn’t feel beautiful because we didn’t match…