20 Afro-Latinx Poets Discuss the Duality of Their Identities

Unlike the one-dimensional portrayal of Latinas in the media, these Afro-Latina poets expose and confront the multi-faceted reality of their identity. From their passions to their plights, their works encompass the truth of their experiences as women with both African and Latin roots living in the U.S. The 20 women on this list vary in age and style but they’re united in their gift for putting together words that paint a picture of their intersectionalities.  




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