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 oId, I realized I was "different". Often feeling like I was too black to be considered Latina and too Latina to be considered black. This was tough to understand as a child because I was both. More importantly I wanted people to know I was Garifuna and most had no idea what I was talking about. It wasn't until college when I embraced the term Afro-Latina and began using it to d
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.