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Human Rights and Tourism: Why I Will Not Visit the Dominican Republic

Kumera Genet | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Kumera Genet

I was playing as a musician in a merengue band at the time and one of the parents joked that I should take a trip if I liked Dominican culture so much. For now, this visit is no longer in my plans because the Dominican Government has decided to treat a group of its people in a manner that I can't ignore.

Black History Month: Afro Latinas

Anthony Otero | Posted 04.10.2013 | Latino Voices
Anthony Otero

Afro-Latinas have made many noteworthy contributions and should be brought to light during this month of reflection. While most of us can easily identify a woman like Celia Cruz -- who will always remain the queen of Salsa -- here are just a few strong Afro-Latinas we should recognize.

Afro-Latinos and Black History Month

Anthony Otero | Posted 04.03.2013 | Latino Voices
Anthony Otero

February is called Black History month and, as Latinos, we need to understand our part in this celebration outside of the learning component. Latinos have a long history of African heritage within their linage that is not brought to light enough.

PHOTOS: 10 Celebrities You Didn't Know Were Afro-Latino

Posted 03.19.2012 | Latino Voices

In the U.S. and around the world, Latinos are a diverse population. Afro-Latinos, Asian-Latinos and other bi-racial identities are hardly ever explore...