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The Significance of How Puerto Rico Honors Emancipation Day

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Puerto Rico’s Emancipation Day which is celebrated on March 22 each year, is notable for a few reasons. The first thing that comes to mind though is that it’s celebrated at all. Emancipation Day in Puerto Rico is the commemoration...
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10 Afro-Latinx Artists Doing Big Things in 2021

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
There is absolutely nothing we love to see more than our own people making an impact on the world in different industries. It brings us so much happiness to see Afro-Latinx faces on our TV screens and dominating our social...
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5 Facts About the Very Black History and Origin of Reggaeton

Virginia Isaad
From Bad Bunny reigning the 2020 Billboard charts to J Balvin’s countless Reggaeton-infused pop collaborations, the new era of reggaeton has penetrated the sound waves of popular music on an international scale. While in recent years Reggaeton made itself a...
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6 Afro-Latina Leaders Elevating and Educating About Blackness in Latinx Culture

Virginia Isaad
Afro-Latinidad has historically been marginalized in Latin America and the U.S. and it’s the work of Afro-Latinx leaders that has ensured against their erasure. Mainstream images of Latinas rarely include Black Latinas so these women have taken it upon themselves...
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33 Amazing Afro-Latinxs You Should Know

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
February is Black History Month. While we love to celebrate black excellence all year long, this is a special time to shout out Afro-Latinxs who have repped for the culture and accomplished and achieved so much in their given fields....
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27 Afro-Latinx Rappers You Need to Know Now

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
View this post on Instagram Legend 💚💙 Hair: @lauralovehair Makeup: @makeupbydon Stylist: @therealnoigjeremy outfit: @versace shoes: @louboutinworld #LHHReunion A post shared by katrina (@trinarockstarr) on Mar 6, 2020 at 6:39am PST Latinxs have been there at the inception of hip...