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Afro-Latinas are women of Hispanic, African, and Caribbean descent.
Our Afro-latin uniqueness is to be celebrated and on this site I aim to highlight and celebrate the culture, fashions, people, and our modern lifestyle… all of the things that make us beautiful!
Aduéñate de la belleza que hay en ti, y utilízala para educar al mundo sobre nuestra riqueza cultural.
meet our founder Sandra
I was born in Honduras, Central America in the city of La Cieba. I then spent my first 4 years growing up in a small coastal town, San Antonio. I was born to an Afro-Honduran father also referred to as Garifuna* (a group of people with mixed Carib and African ancestry) and an Indigenous mother of Arawak Amerindian decent.
I relocated to the United States when I was 5 years old to join my parents in NYC and just in time to start the U.S. school system. This was when my Afro-Latina cultural confusion began.
Necesitamos trabajar en la representación, para que podamos vernos a nosotros mismos allí afuera en el mundo.
Es fundamental contribuir a eliminar los prejuicios sobre lo que significa ser latino, incluso dentro mismo de nuestra comunidad.
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