Día Internacional de la Mujer Afrodescendiente: What it means to be a Black Latina

Photo by Denise Silva Twenty-six years ago on this day, Black women from 32 different Latin American and Caribbean countries met together in the Dominican Republic to discuss how to fight against the racism and sexism they face. The day became known a La Día Internacional de la Mujer Afrodescendiente or the International Afro-Latin American … Continue reading Día Internacional de la Mujer Afrodescendiente: What it means to be a Black Latina

Identity Politics: How the Afro-Latino Festival Affirmed Me

Buy the shirt in cover image here From July 13th to the 15th, something beautiful was happening in New York City: the Afro-Latino Festival. From the AfroLatin Talks on Friday in the Harlem-based Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to the Liberación Film & Wine Festival on Saturday in the Abrons Arts Center to … Continue reading Identity Politics: How the Afro-Latino Festival Affirmed Me