Sabia McCoy-Torres

Uncovering Anti-Blackness in Casual Conversation: Young Hollywood’s Words to Amara La Negra

Negative associations that are made with blackness are so deeply rooted and widespread that they are invisible swords inflicting pain on Afro-Latinxs.

  • Jan 9, 2018
  • 9:57 am

Excluding the Afro from Enrique Iglesias’ Video en Español

Most people have heard by now that extremely catchy Enrique Iglesias song “Bailando” that won three Latin Grammy awards in November, including Song of the Year. Its English version has proved to be a very successful crossover hit as well. Perhaps a little behind in my celebration of the song, I only recently made efforts […]

  • Jan 8, 2015
  • 8:43 am