The Celebration of Caribbean-American Heritage Month

  Do you see your flag?  I see mines!!!   There it is ! Yes, PANAMA! Okay, Let me not get distracted. I’ll give you a few seconds to find your flag.  Recently, I learned that the month of June is National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. This is something I had no clue was celebrated nationally, but newsflash …IT…

Acknowleding, Accepting and Embracing the AfroLatina Perspective

By Bianca Betancourt—Growing up, I didn’t know there was such a thing as “AfroLatina” and how diverse, complex and complicated that term could really be.  When people would (intrusively) ask me “what I was” I would always answer the same way: “Puerto Rican, Black and Native American.” Puerto Rican—because of all the minorities that make…