Afro Rebels

Keeping Loíza’s Cultural Traditions Alive

Poet Lola Rosario speaks with legendary bomba dancer Raquel Ayala and renowned painter and sculptor Samuel Lind, two Afro-Puerto Rican artists whose work preserves and celebrates the history and culture of the coastal town known as Puerto Rico’s “Capital of Tradition.”

  • Sep 13, 2022
  • 12:45 PM

Letter to My Racist Grandma

“A letter to my Honduran grandma, who I love so much but who has some pretty messed up views about Black people and Mexicans.”

  • Aug 18, 2022
  • 10:38 AM

Genias in Music: Petrona Martínez (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this last episode of our ‘Genias in Music’ series, we explore the life and music contributions of Petrona Martínez and its impact on the construction of a more diverse national identity in Colombia.

  • Aug 12, 2022
  • 11:42 AM

Colombian Voters Elect Country’s First Black Vice President

BOGOTÁ, Colombia (AP) — As Colombia’s voters put aside a longtime antipathy to leftists and chose one as their new president, they also carved out another milestone—electing the country’s first Black vice president.

  • Jun 21, 2022
  • 7:25 AM

Afro/Black Latinx People the Missing Pieces of National Museum of the American Latino (OPINION)

From its board of 15 to its chairman’s advisory council of 20 and its staff of five and over 100 partners, there is no broad representation of Afro/Black Latino, Latina, and Latinx people. We are not represented in any significant way.

  • Jun 1, 2022
  • 12:07 PM

Genias in Music: La Lupe (A Latino USA Podcast)

This episode of Latino USA is part of our series Genias in Music, remembering notable women and their contributions to their fields throughout history.

  • Apr 15, 2022
  • 1:10 PM

Francia Márquez Is Changing the Face of Colombian Politics (OPINION)

Regardless of electoral results, the political landscape in Colombia has been altered, hopefully forever, by the mere presence of 40-year-old Afro-Colombian environmental activist, Francia Márquez.

  • Mar 3, 2022
  • 2:54 PM

Latinx Community Should Show Up for Grasie Mercedes’ ‘Grand Crew’ (REVIEW)

“Right now in Hollywood, there are so many Latinos who are doing it, making shows and are showrunners. But they’re almost all white Latinxs,” Mercedes tells Latino Rebels. “Indigenous and Black Latinxs (need) the opportunity to develop their own shows (so it’s) not always the same experience that we see.”

  • Jan 4, 2022
  • 10:51 AM

Black Super Dads!

Latino Rebels Radio: July 1, 2021

  • Jul 6, 2021
  • 3:58 PM

Poem: ‘Where Do We Go?’

A poem about Latino angst and belonging in today’s concrete jungles, by the poet B., courtesy of Souletri and MANO magazine

  • Jun 30, 2021
  • 2:57 PM

BAKOSÓ: AFROBEATS OF CUBA Premieres May 3 Nationally on WORLD Channel

Through stunning visuals and a score created by the founders of the genre, the film shows the technology, culture and landscape that shape this African-Caribbean fusion.

  • May 3, 2021
  • 5:47 PM

MEET LA PRENSA: Edwin Pitti on the Afro-Latino Experience

An Emmy Award-winning journalist.

  • Apr 15, 2021
  • 10:15 PM

Professional Latino: A Latin[ish] Podcast

Hector chats with Pabel Martinez, Global Account Director at TikTok, and the founder and CEO of Plurawl, whose mission is to redefine professionalism by empowering Latinos to be their authentic selves in the workplace

  • Mar 16, 2021
  • 2:47 PM

What’s Up With Texas?: A Latin[ish] Podcast

Host Hector Luis Alamo chats with Julio Cotto, senior vice president of the National Hispanic Institute and a Puerto Rican resident of Austin.

  • Mar 2, 2021
  • 4:51 PM

Netflix’s PELÉ Explores the Athlete-Activist Quandary

What is an athlete’s responsibility to the community?

  • Feb 25, 2021
  • 5:48 PM

The Antagonist: A Latin[ish] Podcast

Host Hector Luis Alamo chats with Arturo Dominguez, an anti-racist activist and journalist based in Texas

  • Jan 26, 2021
  • 6:08 PM

A Question for Sam Pollard About His New ‘MLK/FBI’ Film

“This film is an opportunity for young people to have a window into that history and understanding the level of complexity of America and the two-faced ideas that Americans have,” the filmmaker told Intelatin.

  • Jan 20, 2021
  • 9:26 AM

Remembering Don Pedro: A Latinish Podcast With Andre Lee Muñiz

Hector chats with Andre Lee Muñiz, editor of Remembering Don Pedro, a site dedicated to the life and legacy of the Puerto Rican independence leader, Pedro Albizu Campos.

  • Jan 19, 2021
  • 12:39 PM

The State of Latin America (Remember the Show! Podcast)

Hector chats with Jordana Timerman, a freelance reporter and public policy researcher based in Buenos Aires, and the editor of Latin America Daily Briefing

  • Dec 26, 2020
  • 12:12 PM

The Most Diverse Oppressors Ever (OPINION)

I am not comforted if my bully looks like me.

  • Dec 17, 2020
  • 5:43 PM

‘No Possible Peace:’ Rising Construction Worker Deaths in New York and Tennessee

Advocates and workers are demanding change after years of high fatality rates in the construction industry. What can be done depends heavily on the labor organizing landscape in each state.

  • Dec 16, 2020
  • 1:10 PM

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