BLACK , LATINA AND BEAUTIFUL

          By Mitzy Quarless  Jimenez  — I’m a Panamanian, Afro-Latina and a proud repper of all things negritud. [ Here is my story ] because it is one of positivity and one that has kept me strong despite the world trying to bring me down for things I have no control…

They Said I Had Bad Hair

By: Suyent Rodriguez  Me dijeron que tenia pelo bueno Because it flowed in the wind …when it was relaxed “You can brush her hair all you want but it will curl up eventually” Mami’s coworkers said When I was a baby she loved my hair because it was straight and soft Little did she know,…

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…