The Afro-Boliviana Experience: Gabriela Agramont

 Every Afro-Latina narrative isn’t the same. Although we share some similar experiences. The most essential key here is listening and understanding each and every person’s individual story.  Here’s an authentic story of an inspirational Afro-Latina who is Bolivian and African-American and her journey!   What does it mean to be Afro-Latina? To me, being Afro-Latina means…

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…

Soy Afro-Panameña –A Personal Story of Afro-Latina Identity and Pride

Tamika Burgess is a Writer and Educator. She produces the monthly Afro-Latina focused newsletter, Es Mi Cultura. Follow her on twitter @TameeksB By Tamika Burgess —“I thought you were Black!” This is the response I sometimes get from people when they find out my parents are Panamanian. Looking down at my arm in a sarcastic…

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-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…