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. 

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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