Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: afro-latino

No Longer Relegated To the Sidelines, Black...

The Mexican government has created a national institute to guarantee the rights of indigenous people, including the nation’s 1.4 million Afro-Mexicans. This move by...

Sunny Hostin Schools Man About Her African...

"The View" co-host Sunny Hostin dropped some knowledge on a Twitter follower who felt it was his place to tell her about her heritage....

Afro-Colombians Face Genocidal Attacks from United States-Backed...

On December 20, 1996, in the Colombian riverside village of Riosucio, the mass killings of Afro-Colombians began. At the time, though the country’s relentless...

The Young Lords and Health Care Reform:...

The pages of history overflow with tales of white American heroes. Rehashed again and again is the story of courageous white men who stand...

Afro-Latinos Divided on their Racial Identity, More...

A Pew Research Center survey on Afro-Latinos in the U.S. is revealing, causing us to delve deeper into a complex case of racial and...

Arturo Alfonso Schomburg: We Celebrate the Man...

January 24 was the birthday of Arturo "Arthur" Alfonso Schomburg (1874-1938), the Black historian and critical figure of the Harlem Renaissance, and a Black...

Video: Puerto Rican Activist Explains Why Some...

Rosa Clemente discusses her awakening to ethnicity and race and how education leads the path to liberation. Video by Dash Harris.

Afro-Latino Fisherman Sues Princess Cruises For Negligence

A fisherman who survived being lost at sea for 28 days is suing the owner of a cruise ship he says sailed by and...

17 Afro-Colombian Contestants Vie For Beauty Queen...

Seventeen contestants will compete for the title of Miss Choco, a department in western Colombia. “This year we wanted to give more importance to the...

Afro-Venezuelans Seek Answers After Gunfire Erupts at...

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan troops and police are standing guard outside a prison in Caracas after gunfire erupted during what an official says was...

Brazil’s Supreme Court Approves Racial Quotas For...

Brazil’s Supreme Federal Tribunal unanimously approved the continued use of racial quotas in the University of Brasilia in a 10-0 vote Thursday. The decision...