Afro-Cubana Lola Falana was the IT girl of the ‘70s. May we learn more about and celebrate her as a true inspiration.
In her recently released “¡Ándale, Prieta!,” Mexican-American author Yasmín Ramírez shares a moving ode to her childhood in El Paso, Texas, growing up a “prieta.” This debut memoir is a love letter to Yasmín’s family, her grandmother, and to women everywhere who have felt silenced, pained, or alone.
The thing that differentiates ‘Never Have I Ever’ from other series for me is Fabiola Torres, the shy, nerdy, robotics-loving, polo shirt-wearing wearing Afro-Latina lesbian I’ve been waiting for.
When Barry Jenkins (Moonlight, If Beale Street Could Talk) signed on to adapt Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer-prize-winning Underground Railroad, we held back. We knew we’d need to hear what Black critics thought.
To overlook the African roots throughout Latin America is to tell a drastically incomplete story of our beautiful culture. I am a Haitian, Cuban, Italian Afro-Latina, but that is not always something I felt comfortable fully embracing. To explore why, I recently convened other Afro-Latinx femmes to talk about Black identity within the Afro-Latinx community […]