Afro-Latinos

"People in America just don’t get that you can be black and Puerto Rican."
"We are no longer in the shadows. Justice and Healing must happen.”
For the past 15 years, Afro-Colombian fashion designer Edwing D’Angelo has been making a name for himself in New York City's
After my first trip to Puerto Rico last year as a grown Black woman (that's how I had finally chosen to identify), I've never
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."
The New York-based pianist, composer and educator traveled Friday to Los Angeles to attend the Grammys, where his Afro Latin
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.
Today, Afro-Latino influencers grace the covers of major magazines, star in hit TV shows, lead art and literary movements