Global protests against racial injustice came on the heels of the pandemic, and Dominicans are now being publicly confronted with their Blackness.
ARMAÇÃO DE BÚZIOS, Brazil (AP) — Carivaldina Oliveira da Costa was the steward of history in her Brazilian community on the northern coast of Rio de Janeiro state, and for two decades fought for their land rights as descendants of escaped slaves.
“We are gathering today to remember the lives of the trans Black women who have died in the hands of bigotry, racism, discrimination, and misogyny,” said Mariah López, Executive Director of STARR. “Enough is enough!”
Trans Afro-Latina Influencer Selyna Brillare Is Using Comedy to Carve a Space for Herself and Other Trans Women
Latino Rebels talked to Selyna Brillare about what it takes to become an influencer, how being an open transgender Afro-Latina has affected her content, and delve into her future goals.
In this episode of Latino USA, Maria Hinojosa speaks to CNN journalist Omar Jimenez about his path into journalism and what was running through his mind while he was getting arrested while reporting live.
Latino Rebels spoke with Fran Tirado and Eliel Cruz recently about the process of organizing the march, what comes next for the movement for trans Black lives, and the importance of allyship.
In conversation with Maria Hinojosa, Edwidge Danticat reached back to several cases of police violence against Black men and women in New York City in the ’80s and ’90s, cases that echo the current moment.
Race in Puerto Rico has always been associated with phenotype and ancestry. The false discourse of “we’re all mixed” has led to systemic racism being dismissed or reduced to phenotype.
In this segment of “How I Made It” from Latino USA, Lido Pimienta talks about her love for traditional Colombian music, the story of her new album “Miss Colombia”, and how she created a song she would have liked to hear as a kid.
In the first of several conversations Latino USA will be having about this moment, Clemente talked about the ongoing work in movements for racial justice, how the Latinx community can take action, and where we go from here.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — When 17-year-old Chelsea Figaro heard that the protests in response to the police killing of George Floyd had spread to the nation’s capital, she told her mom she had to go. To her surprise, her mom said yes.
Not everyone is forced to witness all of this breakage.
Remembering the NYPD Shooting of Dominican Immigrant Kiko García and What It Means During Today’s #BlackLivesMatter Movement
The American Dream, we learned, was merely another name for a white supremacist nation built not on freedom and justice, but on the exploitation and oppression of Black Americans.
The trending hashtag is meant to be ironic, showing examples of how racism presents itself in society today.
We, Black and Brown people, are not and should not be each other’s enemy.
Moreover, black men’s physical bodies are viewed as potential weapons that could invoke bodily harm, even when they are not holding anything in their hands or attacking.
As Cuban Grade-Schoolers Finish Their School Year Through TV-Broadcasted Lessons, University Students Sit Idle
“I’m still in contact with all the students in my class, but we’re not talking about school at all because at this moment courses have been suspended,” Eliani Matienzo said.
In this segment, journalist Natasha S. Alford joins Latino USA to explain what factors have lead to the undercount of the island’s black residents.