Brown Sugar & Canela

By Keyanna Gotay- Growing up as a young girl, I never thought of myself any different from others. That changed when my family and I moved down south from New York. Besides people constantly asking where I was from because of my then New York accent, people couldn’t seem to wrap their mind around the…

All Hail Queen Garifuna: Acknowledging My Heritage with Amani May

By Jenay Wright — Latin America isn’t One face, One place, One culture, One language or ONE tradition. Latin America is filled with so many different cultures, traditions, people and even languages. The diversity is endless and we see this because of its African , Indigenous and Eurocentric features over time. We must acknowledge prominent…

The Modern Afro-Latina

Discovering who you are and determining your identity is an essential component to everyday life.  It is something that one will have to come across at some point of their life. It takes questioning and evaluating what community makes you feel most content while still taking into account your own culture and traditions.  For Karen…