La Afro-Mexicana de Santa Ana – Crisma Petatan

  By Crisma Petatan — “One of the questions I get asked the most is “What are you?” I am asked this question after I start speaking Spanish. I have brown skin and afro hair. When people see me, they see a black woman and black women in America only speak English right? Well that…

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…