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Janel Martinez

Janel Martinez is an entrepreneur and multimedia journalist. She’s a staunch advocate for Afro-Latinidad, founding award-winning blog, Ain’t I Latina?, an online destination celebrating Afro-Latinas (women of African descent with roots in Latin America and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean).

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Afro-Latino festival NYC 2018 HipLatina

NYC Afro-Latino Festival Pushes Conversation Beyond Identity With Three-Day Event

Of those in the room, who is willing to put your life on the line for this? Afro-Panamanian human rights…

'Angelica' and colorism HipLatina

Director Marisol Gómez-Mouakad Addresses Colorism Within Puerto Rico In Film ‘Angélica’

Colorism is no stranger to the Latinx community. Whether embedded within one’s own family or found in media consumed, this…

3 Garifuna Mothers Share Lessons Learned With Their Daughters Hiplatina

3 Garifuna Mothers Share Lessons Learned With Their Daughters

Dai haruga, numada. My mom, Juana, would whisper the familiar phrase, which means see you later/until tomorrow, friend, before closing…

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