International Decade for People of African Descent #afrolatinos

On the occasion of Human Rights Day, you are cordially invited to a Film Night to celebrate: 2015 - 2024 International Decade for People of African Descent Thursday, 8 December 2016 United Nations Headquarters Conference Room 4 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. It is a huge honor to be invited to showcase our film AfroLatinos: An… Continue reading International Decade for People of African Descent #afrolatinos

Master Class in Poetry: A Nuyorican State of Mind: Poetry of Witness

  Poets & Writers, The NYC Latina Writers Group, & BAAD! Bronx Academy of Arts & Dance are honored to offer a Master Poetry Class: A Nuyorican State of Mind: Poetry of Witness with Nancy Mercado, Ph.D. In undergrad I took a psychology class where the professor shared an example of the “Bystander effect/apathy,” where… Continue reading Master Class in Poetry: A Nuyorican State of Mind: Poetry of Witness

Solidarity Through the Decolonization of Ourselves #decolonizelatinx

I am honored to be facilitating a workshop at the New England Latinx Student Leadership Conference:    Reconciling Identities: Sexuality, Spirituality and the Policing of Blackness! Can you be light-skinned Latinx, practitioner of Regla de Ocha and a lesbian? How does one deconstruct racism and self-hate?  Decolonizing conditioned ideas requires the deconstructing of thoughts: Who… Continue reading Solidarity Through the Decolonization of Ourselves #decolonizelatinx

Searching for Latina, Latinx, Latin@ Narratives! #dearagent

Commit To Your Writing! This year the New York City Latina Writers Group will be celebrating TEN years as an organization and writing community. There is so much I want to say about that, and I will at a later date. I want to formally announce that WENDY ANGULO has been named the NYC Latina… Continue reading Searching for Latina, Latinx, Latin@ Narratives! #dearagent

Day 92: Bad Writing Day! #dearagent #wewrite

Day 19 agent search Dear Agent; TODAY WAS A BAD WRITING DAY!  TODAY WAS A BAD WRITING DAY! TODAY WAS A BAD WRITING DAY! TODAY WAS A BAD WRITING DAY! I HAVE NOTHING TO WRITE! I HAVE NOTHING TO WRITE! I HAVE NOTHING TO WRITE! I HAVE NOTHING TO WRITE! Writing goals for today — to… Continue reading Day 92: Bad Writing Day! #dearagent #wewrite

Afrolatinos @ UPENN ~ Tonight!

Today is a momentous occasion. We are honored and thrilled to be screening Afrolatinos at the University of Pennsylvania in the first of many college screenings.  We have worked so hard on this film and are ready for the world to finally learn about an important part of our history!  #voicesofthesilent #afrolatinoscollegetour @afrolatinostv @diosadominicana    … Continue reading Afrolatinos @ UPENN ~ Tonight!