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Afro Latinas

This Is What It Means To Be Afro-Latino

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.25.2015 | Latino Voices

In a Q&A for his 2011 PBS documentary "Black In Latin America," Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. said: There were 11.2 million Africans that...

My Afro-Latina Identity Is a Gift... But I Didn't Always Feel This Way

Yvonne Latty | Posted 04.13.2015 | Latino Voices
Yvonne Latty

Sadly, I do not live in a world where Afro-Latinos are very visible. My world reinforces what I learned as a child: that having white skin is "better."

LISTEN: The Cult To 'Morena' Women In Latin Music

The Huffington Post | Zuania Ramos | Posted 02.06.2013 | Latino Voices

They are called mulatas, morenas, negras, trigueñas and these stunning, sensual, curvy, afro-Latina women have been celebrated over and over by L...

LOOK: Rosario Dawson And 25 Afro-Latinas Conquering Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Lee Hernandez | Posted 08.09.2012 | Latino Voices

We love it when Latina Magazine puts Afro-Latinas on their cover, so needless to say we were thrilled this morning when we saw that Rosario Dawson (a ...