Zaira Miluska Funes : An Afro-Mestizo’s Journey

By  Zaira Miluska Funes — I’m Salvadoran-American and growing up in Los Angeles I always knew, from a young age, I looked different from my Mexican friends, they were fair-light skinned with straight/wavy hair and had more Eurocentric- standard Mestizo features. While I, on the other hand, had thick curly hair, darker skinned tone, and…

Celebrating the Afro-Latin Culture

It is important for us as Afro-Latina’s to come together and unify in order to see change. We must sit back and close our eyes and think about how we can begin to see a change.We want to be represented and acknowledged in a positive light and the only way to do that is to…