Shout-out to All Afro-Latinxs

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who have to constantly explain that black people do exist in Latin America.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who have to deal with racism from white/mestizo Latinxs.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who only speak English; it's just a language; it doesn't make you any less or more Latinxs.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who speak Spanish, but have to explain why they speak Spanish so perfectly.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who get asked if they are Dominican.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who are now identifying as an Afro-Latinx and accepting their blackness.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who struggle calling themselves black because your nationality was your race.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who don't identify as black, but are fully aware and embrace their African blood.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who struggle with African-Americans who calls you black, but don't accept you.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who are Dominicans but are not anti-black nor anti-Haitian.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who struggle to find a place where they belong.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who have their experiences dismissed by both African Americans and non Afro-Latinxs.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who are dark-skin.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who are light-skin.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who are pure black/African descent.

Shout-out to Afro-Latinxs who are mixed/bi-racial/tri-racial.

Shout out to every single Afro-Latinx in this world, 'cause I am a proud Afro-Latino and I love mi gente. I pray to God everyday and every night that all of you guys become proud Afro-Latinxs, and wear it pride because being an Afro-Latinx is a gift, not given.