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
Welcome to the Afrolatina show (Ep. 01) In this episode we talk about identity, privilege, pride and what it means to be “the other.” To listen to podcast: The Afrolatina Show Subscribe and join our mailing list for the latest episodes. Love, Iyawo
As we celebrate Latino Heritage Month, Latinx Heritage, and Hispanic Heritage we are incredibly proud of our work documenting and honoring Latinos and our contributions to African diasporic culture, religion, dance, music and history. Our gift to you is a 30 min sneak peek of Afrolatinos. Enjoy! Watch Afrolatinos en español here! To schedule a full screening of Afrolatinos contact us. We would… Continue reading Afrolatinos An Untaught History Documentary
LES HISTOIRES D'LESBIAN AMOUR / THE STORIES OF LESBIAN LOVE returns to the BAAD!ASS Women's Festival. Join us for an evening celebrating and preserving lesbian stories. In honor of the lesbian women of color writers and artists who have come before us and those creating beautiful work today. A night where we Intersect activism,… Continue reading Lesbian Love Storytellers #baad!ass #freenycevents
CALLNG ALL HEALERS! ARTISTS! ACTIVISTS! ORGANIZERS! WITCHES! Join us for what will be an incredibly powerful event happening tomorrow, Saturday, August 29th at Hostos Community College located at 450 Grand Concourse Avenue at 149th Street at 10:00AM! 300 womyn expected! 30+ volunteers! Food donations! Music! Dance! Workshops and Panels! For Immediate Release August 26th 2015 Génesis… Continue reading FREE EVENT! “Deepening our Womanhood: Identity and Diversity”
We put so much pressure on people to be who we want them to be... Our expectations Our needs Our thoughts Our ideas Our beliefs And when they step out on their own and find... Their Grace Their faith Their truth Their story Their journey Their way We want to be mad at them. Stand… Continue reading Too much pressure!
For over seven years I have facilitated many writing workshops, curated showcases, and have spoken at some of the largest universities all over the United States and Latin America. Over the years I have discovered that the support, encouragement and sacred space I have created and provided for many writers here in the New York… Continue reading The Writing Coach ~ launches today!!!
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!
Good morning beloved writers! Today I wake up with each of you and your stories on my mind. There is an openness that is required to achieve the end results we are looking for in that first draft. It requires not only commitment and discipline but a hunger to arrive. This is what we are… Continue reading Feeding our creativity!
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!