#AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #7: Sueli Carneiro

#7: Sueli Carneiro #AFROLATINASTOKNOW *** Born Sueli Carneiro Jacoel in São Paulo, Brazil. Dr. Carneiro has dedicated her life to fighting for the rights of black women! In 1992, she and many Afrolatina and Afrocaribbean Women leaders met for the first time at The Conference of Black Latin American and Caribbean Women which was held… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #7: Sueli Carneiro

#AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #6: Elizabeth Acevedo

  #6: Elizabeth Acevedo #AFROLATINASTOKNOW *** The next Afrolatina I am honoring is someone I had been hearing so much about over the years, yet never read her work. Then I googled her. And like any good online stalker I fell in love with her and her work. The first piece I ever heard by… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #6: Elizabeth Acevedo

#AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro

#5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro #AFROLATINASTOKNOW *** Yolanda Pizarro was born in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico and was raised by her grandparents. She began writing at an early age in school newsletters and newspapers and won drawing and essay competitions at the Colegio San Vicente Ferrer in Cataño. In 2004, Arroyo published her first book of short… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #5: Yolanda Arroyo Pizarro

#AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #4: Edwidge Danticat

Follow The next Afrolatina is an incredible writer of Haitian descent. I include her as an Afrolatina by choice! One that there is no argument on. Edwidge Danticat and I (a writer of Dominican descent) share an island. In my life work, the Afrolatinos doc, it was/is important for us to include Haiti in the… Continue reading #AFROLATINASTOKNOW ~ #4: Edwidge Danticat

Afrolatinos An Untaught History Documentary

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

Canvas of Words ~ where poetry meets art!!! #LHM #latinohistory #latinoheritagemonth #canvasofwords

Curated by the talented Wendy Angulo. I have watched her organize and plan this event for many months. She went from idea to execution! The epitome of dedication, commitment, and all that it takes to GET IT DONE! This festival will transform you. Come out not only to support... Come out because one woman had… Continue reading Canvas of Words ~ where poetry meets art!!! #LHM #latinohistory #latinoheritagemonth #canvasofwords