STORIES & FEATURES

Afro-latinas are around us, everywhere, and we are accomplishing great things everyday. Here you can read about other Afro-latinas, near and far. In addition, here you will find stories, features, and recaps of things that catch my interest as I journey life as an afro-latina. 

AFRO, a Polycultural Black Television Network, is available on Verizon Fios, Frontier, and now Sling TV! 

Sling TV, the provider of live and on-demand streaming television services, expanded its programming with the addition of AFRO, a polycultural Black television network, to its “Lifestyle Extra,” which includes, among oth...

The Latino Commission on AIDS celebrated its 23rd annual Cielo Gala on Friday, June 1, at Cipriani Wall Street. During this event the Commission honored several leaders within the field of public health and inducted their new ambassadors to promote HIV and AIDS awareness, prevention, and access to treatment.

Actor J.W....

I traveled to Israel in May for the Forbes Under30 Global Summit. It was an amazing cultural experience as well as a very purposeful trip since the team at Forbes planned an amazing trip for Summit attendees.

The 2nd to last night of the trip, Forbes planned a food and bar crawl in the Jerusalem Market. I was pleasantly surp...

Meet Yenory Garcia-Pouncil , Afro-Latina from, Honduras now living in St. Petersburg, Florida.

What does being an afro-latina mean to you? 

Growing up I had no idea I was an Afro-Latina. Being a Garifuna from Honduras, I always identified as Garifuna and nothing else. When I moved to the United States, at just 10 years o...

The fierce Amara La Negra from VH1's Love & Hip Hop Miami covers the spring 2018 edition of Latina Magazine. She is known for being influential in shaping the conversation around beauty and the many shapes, shades and sizes it comes in. Check out her interview with Latina Magazine. 

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Meet Martha Luna-Medina, Afro-Latina from, Caracas Venezuela now living in Jersey City, New Jersey. 

What does being an afro-latina mean to you? 

As a Venezuelan woman born and raised until I moved to Brooklyn New York specially living my high school years all I had to do was take a good look in the mirror to k...

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Ozzie Areu is departing his role as president of Tyler Perry Studios and with his brother, Will Areu, forming Areu Bros. Ozzie and Will Areu are first-generation Cuban Americans and will be the first Latinos to run and own a major film and television studio...

Check out this beautiful Afro-Latina with her afroLatina Pride tee, get one as well by shopping my page! 

I am an Afro-Latina From: Honduras, my mother and father were born in Honduras and I am the first generation born in the United States. My Father is from Progresso, Honduras and my mother is from Tegucigalpa, which is the capital of Honduras. 

Hometown: I grew up in Downtown Brooklyn. I lived in Brooklyn for 13 years be...

Hispanic Heritage Month has taken on new meaning for me since sharing my personal journey which includes my struggle with my identity as a Latina for a large part of my childhood years. Growing up black Hispanic I didn't always feel and was made to feel like I wasn't Latina enough but then again I wasn't "black" enough eith...

“There’s so much diversity when it comes to Afro-Latinos that it’s just beautiful when we can all come together and share our differences.” Dana Danelys De Los Santos, better known as Amara La Negra shared this with OkayAfrica.com earlier this year at the Afro Latino Festival of New York.

The 26-year-old Miami-born, Dominica...

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