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10 Content Creators Using Their Platforms to Educate on Afro-Latinidad

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Afro-Latinidad is a topic that seems to invoke a lot of emotion in people, and draw out just as many opinions on what it means to be Black, what it means to be Latinx and what it means to Black...
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Digame: Blactina Founder Nydia Simone Talks Afro-Latinx Representation in Media

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Nydia Simone is a Panamanian-American filmmaker and entrepreneur with a passion for Afro-Latinx and Caribbean stories. She’s worked in...
Culture

Jackie Cruz’s Instagram Post Claims Dodgy Association with Afro-Latinidad

Johanna Ferreira
February is Black History Month. In recent years, Afro-Latinxs especially have come to embrace our role in this celebratory month as Latinxs have a long history of African heritage. While it’s beautiful and significant for us to recognize and celebrate...