ISBN: 0062662856 Title: With the Fire on High (ARC) Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: May 7th 2019 No. of Pages: 400 Genre: YA Contemporary Synopsis: With her daughter to care for and her abuela to help support, high school senior Emoni Santiago has to make the tough decisions, and do what must be… Continue reading “The whole of me is Black. The whole of me is whole.” #WiththeFireonHigh #wtfohblogtour
Today I am finding understanding in my misunderstandings! “Stop walking round here unprepared / Stop being scared / Stop doing all the crazy things you do, that ain't you. / Stop wasting precious time you have complaining about your circumstance / Believing that you're what you're going through / That ain't you Don't you remember… Continue reading Stop Being Scared!
What do we believe? Today I read from my journal… “when we are filled with self-doubt. They are better than us! They deserve better than me! We don’t believe we are worthy. We don’t believe we are good enough. And the thing is… our kids feel the same. They do not believe they are worthy.… Continue reading Unwavering Beliefs… Who are you rooting for?
When we are addicted to our dysfunction… to our pain… In this episode I reflect on how Discouragement Can Make or Break Us! I get real about what self-sabotage looks like and the things that can and have blocked me. What are the things that have kept me from moving towards my dreams? What are… Continue reading Discouragement Will Make or Break Us!
In this episode I share how I’ve been feeling around the question: What do you do when your space isn’t conducive to creating? How do we feel when we do not focus on the thing we love? Today I am reflecting on trying to find space in a world that feels like we are running… Continue reading A Place of My Own
5 Reasons Why Women Can’t Be Friends ~ Ep. 50 In this episode I talk about why some women can’t be friends. Watch youtube video: https://youtu.be/hpO_pNMQXOo SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE SUBSCRIBE! Please leave your comments -- LIKE my pages and leave your reviews on Itunes and Soundcloud. Love, Ali Podcast available FREE on ITUNES: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-afrolatina-show-podcast/id1243885137?mt=2&ign-mpt=uo%3D4… Continue reading 5 Reasons Women Can’t Be Friends
In the spirit of walking in gratitude... I am grateful for the insane amount of creativity and productivity I am manifesting for 2017. I am grateful for this wave that feels more like a tsunami of inspiration I am riding right now. I am creating content! I am filling up new journals. I am asking… Continue reading Announcing the Afrolatina Show Podcast & Vlog!
Come celebrate one of the hugest achievements in #afrolatinos history! We will not be silenced. We are 200 million strong! JOIN US TONIGHT!!! Vamos a bailar! A celebrar! FREE to get in! Food & drink specials! HBO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERE ~ Saturday, October 14th at 4:00PM (SHARP) Get your tickets: NY LATINO FILM FEST TIX… Continue reading TONIGHT! NO COVER ~ Pre-party for Afrolatinos going the HBO Latino Film Festival!
#9: CARDI B ~ #AFROLATINASTOKNOW: I knew who would be my #9 from jump! I have given this giant of a short woman the nine spot intentionally in honor of #oyayansa 🌪🌪🌪mi Madre, because Cardi B is a fucking tornado... she is a force. She’s not playing any games. She is doing her thing! Mothaf*ckers never saw her coming!!!! Well… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #9: CARDI B
#8: AMARA “LA NEGRA" #AFROLATINASTOKNOW *** When I decided to share my list of #afrolatinastoknow I did so because it was important for me that our little black and brown girls, high school girls, college girls see themselves reflected. I am celebrating women that I admire for their scholarship and contributions to fighting for, defending and owning… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #8: AMARA LA NEGRA