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
Join us for a very important conversation on the economic, political, environmental, cultural and social issues that effect AfroColombian women and women of color throughout all of the Americas. Thursday, March 27th at 6:30pm Da Urban Butterflies 563 West 183rd Street, NY, NY See you then!
“Today I am embarrassed to call myself Dominican, yet I want the world to know that not all Dominicans are racist! The Dominican Republic’s highest court ordered the denationalization of all Haitians who were born after 1929, and according to news reports, more than 210,000 Dominican born children of Haitian descent could be deported next… Continue reading A Night of Commitment and Action / Noche de compromiso y accion
A place of our own! On many occasions I have searched for a place where I belong. I have looked for spaces that felt safe, where I could be accepted for being who I am, for a place where I can share my words and not be ridiculed but understood. And I am so excited… Continue reading Noche Bohemia ~ Bohemian Night GALDE Event: OPEN MIC TONIGHT!
Afrolatinos: La Historia Que Nunca Nos Contaron is thrilled and honored to be participating in the 1st Afro Latino Festival in New York City! Join us in celebrating Afro Latinidad with music, dance, workshops and constructive dialogues about issues affecting local and global Afro-Latin@ communities. WHEN: Saturday, June 29, 2013 LOCATION: Parkside Avenue train… Continue reading 1st Annual Afro Latino Festival!
Last night I came home from the Concha Buika concert and was greeted with what will be the most important letter I have ever received from a teacher about her students: “Hi Alicia, hope all is well. My students know that the Untold Story about Afrolatinos is important to me and it has become important… Continue reading How 9th Graders Will Change the World With Only $43.00!
Afrolatinos Family! Thank you!!! WE DID IT! We completed an amazingly beautiful campaign—UNLLAMADO. Thank you to all who answered our call! This has been the most exhilarating two months. As a community we came together and shared knowledge. During our twitter parties we raised consciousness. This is how the most important movements are started, we… Continue reading As UNLLAMADO comes to a close~ la lucha continua!
Ask for what you want! Watch it arrive! Last night was an evening of transformation. I attended the most empowering film screening for a documentary entitled, “Nosotros, Afro-Peruanos” (We, Afro-Peruvians). The Director, Gabriella Watson shares her journey of self-discovery and provides us with a history lesson on the African Diaspora in Peru. She was born… Continue reading Ask for what you want! Watch it arrive!
Please join me tomorrow for a free screening of a documentary called "Nosotros Afroperuanos" followed by a Q&A with the director Gabriella Watson and Monica Carrillo, founder of LUNDU-Centro de Estudios Afroperuanos and a leader in the Afroperuvian social movement. This event is sponsored by Proyecto Afrolatin@, LUNDU, AfroInca, Arturo Schomburg Democratic Club! In solidarity… Continue reading Nosotros, Afroperuanos (We, Afro-Peruvians) ~ Film Screening
For those of you who missed by far one of our most live conversations on Afrolatinas / La Mujer Negra. The responses were on point and the conversation last night went way over our time. We covered a wide range of topics here are last nights questions: è What roles did women play during slavery… Continue reading Afrolatina Wrap Up and Social Issues Twitter Party~