For the past 15 years, Afro-Colombian fashion designer Edwing D’Angelo has been making a name for himself in New York City's
So we took advantage of our unique background and weaved seamlessly between my white hispanic friends and my African-American
Sadly, I do not live in a world where Afro-Latinos are very visible. My world reinforces what I learned as a child: that having white skin is "better."
"We talk a lot about Afro-Cuban jazz, but we don't really talk about Africa and its impact on the Dominican Republic, on
Why, in this modern age, do I have to prove myself? Why do I have to prove my Blackness or my Latina heritage while denying the other exists? Being Afro-Latina doesn't exclude me from being everything else I am -- Black, Southerner, writer.
Hispanic Heritage Month is about celebrating diversity -- acknowledging one of the many different identities that flow within