Afro-Latinx artists


Afro-Cuban Photographer Emerald Arguelles is Dedicated to Uplifting Black Women in Her Work

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
What we don’t see all that often is photography dedicated to showcasing real Black women in all their beauty. Afro-Cuban photographer Emerald Arguelles is committed to changing that though. The 26-year-old former Marine turned to art when her time in...
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Panamanian-American Filmmaker Janicza Bravo Debuts Film Based on Viral Twitter Thread

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
If you’ve scrolled through Twitter you’ve likely seen people talking about Zola, the film out today by Panamanian-American filmmaker Janicza Bravo. The film stars Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom‘s Taylour Paige as “Zola” and American Honey’s Riley Keough as “Stefani” and...
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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...

Guggenheim’s Latest Exhibit Centers Afro-Latinx Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat’s ‘Defacement’

Thirty years after the death of Jean-Michel Basquiat, the Brooklyn-born artist’s most personal work is being exhibited at The Guggenheim Museum on the Upper East Side of New York City. The exhibition, Basquiat’s “Defacement”’: The Untold Story, centers his 1983...