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…

Stop Shaming ; Start Embracing

Mexican , Puerto Rican , Cuban , Dominican , Haitian , Jamaican , Panamanian , Black , Asian  and the list can go on. We are all seen as minorities in the land of America. In the eyes of many there is no separation between us except our geography , we are not seen as a…

First Ever Afro-Latino Spider-Man

Peter Parker watch out because Miles Morales is swinging his way through. Marvel which is known for its Spider-Man, Thor, The Hulk, Fantastic Four and many more just debuted something that would put a smile on every Afro-Latinos face. This will probably make you jump out your seat, please just do me a huge favor and don’t spill…

” Afro-Latinas , Camina Conmigo “

Elizabeth Acevedo is a Afro-Latina spoken word poet who did a piece titled ” Afro-Latinas.” Her spoken word , spoke to me and through me. The strength in her voice reflected her understanding of living and breathing like an Afro-Latina.  We can see what it “means” to be an Afro-Latina on a simple google search…

Essence of Diversity

In  the Afro-Latina culture we celebrate and recognize diversity within our community. #Wearelistening #Weareseeing #Wearetalking #Wearefeeling #Weknow #Wearebeautiful #Wearestrong #Weareconfident #Wearenough Photos by : Jenay Wright

Afro-Latina’s , We Exist

Proyecto Mas Color This video consist of two sisters Sophia and Victoria whose goal it s to call attention to diversifying Latin American media , preferably Afro-Latinos. They want to see more positive representation  for Afro-Latinos in networks like Telemundo and Univison . When it comes to telling people you are Afro-Latino it isn’t as…

5 reasons being Afro-Latina is unique

As an Afro-Latina women I am honored to identify with two incredible heritages . My black heritage as well as my Latina and Panamanian heritage.  This is something I take pride in and I encourage the rest of you to be proud of as well.    Despite the discrimination and rejection we have encountered from our…