My heartbeat woke me up today! I could feel my heart beating in my ears this morning. I was being called to jump up. My dreams were dark, bloody, and filled with violence. Perhaps it's because that is the world we live in, a world that can be violent and cruel. I have always found… Continue reading Day 11 ~ Writing Challenge #wewrite
The Post-Mortem on The March “with” Washington – A Reinvented Martin Luther King, Jr. | Grassroots Thinking
Excellent article. ... reposted. “Something is wrong with capitalism as it now stands in the United States. We are not interested in being integrated into this value structure… a radical redistribution of power must take place.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "Remember Dr. King called the United States the greatest purveyor of violence in the world.… Continue reading The Post-Mortem on The March “with” Washington – A Reinvented Martin Luther King, Jr. | Grassroots Thinking
Black Pallbearers In Lima Reveal Ingrained Racism In Peruvian Society
"The pallbearers are in the job precisely because of the color of their skin, a phenomenon unique to this South American capital that was the regional seat of Spain's colonial empire for more than three centuries. In fact, prominent citizens such as Reyna, a widely respected, charitable man of indigenous origin who died at age… Continue reading Black Pallbearers In Lima Reveal Ingrained Racism In Peruvian Society
1st Annual Afro Latino Festival!
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!
Ask for what you want! Watch it arrive!
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!
Nosotros, Afroperuanos (We, Afro-Peruvians) ~ Film Screening
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
Afrolatina Wrap Up and Social Issues Twitter Party~
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~
Exciting news!!! Whereitzat Media Sponsors for Afrolatinos: #UNLLAMADO
Afrolatinos is excited to announce WhereItzAt as our Media Sponsor for the UN LLAMADO Campaign and Charity Benefit. We are thrilled to have them join us in this movement that is all about education, celebrating and honoring our people, helping our community and preserving our history! WhereItzAt is a print and internet lifestyle media property created to… Continue reading Exciting news!!! Whereitzat Media Sponsors for Afrolatinos: #UNLLAMADO
You are cordially invited to El ULTIMO LLAMADO!
You are cordially invited to El ULTIMO LLAMADO!Join Afrolatinos: The Untaught Story for a Global Charity Benefitto help us bring the story of our people to the world!Saturday, June 1, 2013Main event: Harlem, NYTime: 4:00PM - 8:00PMOpen bar ~ 4pm to 6pm Billie’s Black Gourmet Soul271 West 119th Street(Btwn. Frederick Douglas Blvd. & St. Nicholas… Continue reading You are cordially invited to El ULTIMO LLAMADO!
Afrolatinos seeks staff for EL ULTIMO LLAMADO charity event!
For five years we have put everything on the line towards the success and completion of this amazing project and today we reach out to you because we can’t do this alone. We are writing to request your help with the Afrolatinos: UNLLAMADO Campaign and Charity Benefit scheduled for June 1st in New York. Help… Continue reading Afrolatinos seeks staff for EL ULTIMO LLAMADO charity event!