Afro Rebels

Turning the Tide: In Loíza, Puerto Rico, a Community Fights for Its Future

The largely Afro-Caribbean community of Parcelas Suárez is starved of economic resources and faces another major challenge: drastic coastal erosion from strong Atlantic currents.

  • Sep 13, 2019
  • 12:26 PM

Destroy the Hispanic Industrial Complex

I’ve always said that community is about reciprocity. The Hispanic industrial complex only takes, takes, takes. That’s why it deserves to be destroyed.

  • Sep 12, 2019
  • 2:49 PM

Papi’s Back: David Ortiz Throws Out First Pitch at Fenway

BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz had a chance to thank his adoring fans at Fenway Park exactly three months after he was shot in the back while in his native Dominican Republic.

  • Sep 9, 2019
  • 8:23 PM

An Afro-Mexican Woman’s Fight Against Racism and Hyper-Sexualization

Diedhou works with the National Council to Prevent Discrimination (CONAPRED).

  • Aug 22, 2019
  • 5:09 PM

Perspectives on Identity, Belonging and Culture

Latino Rebels Radio: August 20, 2019

  • Aug 20, 2019
  • 1:07 PM

‘The Color of Wealth in Miami’ Is Black and White

More studies are necessary to supplement our understanding of the racial identification of newer Americans and immigrant communities.

  • Aug 20, 2019
  • 11:41 AM

Black Mississippians Respond to the ICE Raids

This is a nation of immigrants. Its strength lies in its diversity. Its shame lies in its racial bias.

  • Aug 11, 2019
  • 4:51 PM

Soy puta pero no corrupta

Me uno al grito de las mujeres boricuas.

  • Jul 30, 2019
  • 12:00 PM

From Mixtapes to Streaming: The Power of Curation

Latino Rebels Radio: July 28, 2019

  • Jul 28, 2019
  • 9:51 PM

What’s Next?: Media, Marketing and Afrolatinx

Latino Rebels Radio: July 21, 2019

  • Jul 21, 2019
  • 4:35 PM

What School Segregation Looks Like in the US Today, in 4 Charts

Despite years of government desegregation efforts and the proven benefits of integrated schools, our recently published research shows that U.S. school segregation is higher than it has been in decades.

  • Jul 19, 2019
  • 9:05 AM

How ‘The Squad’ Can Stop ICE and Help the Immigrant Community (OPINION)

The Squad can do anything these women set their collective mind and values to.

  • Jul 18, 2019
  • 2:10 PM

Panamanian TV Host Asks: Where Are the Black Latinas in Reggaeton? (VIDEO)

“We have a problem, we want black music but we don’t want black women?” says Gata, a 25-year-old show host.

  • Jun 24, 2019
  • 5:00 PM

Afro-Colombian Environmental Activist Francia Márquez Survives Attack from Armed Men

“This unfortunate situation we had to go through has been one of many situations that leaders in the country have to deal with.”

  • May 6, 2019
  • 4:59 PM

New Collective Seeks to Affirm the Experiences of Black Latinas Within Latino Studies

“We stand together to name Black Latina women as central to the popular and formal scholarship on race within Latinidad.”

  • Apr 30, 2019
  • 4:50 PM

Students and Educators Across Dominican Republic Are Rocking Their Natural Hair Today to Protest Discrimination

Women and girls are also posting images online to show their black pride.

  • Apr 1, 2019
  • 1:36 PM

The Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Education Released Video Celebrating Natural Hair, Hours Later Woman Behind It Was Fired

Much like the roots of antiblackness in the country itself, the people in power seem to stop at no cost to maintain white supremacy.

  • Mar 26, 2019
  • 2:48 PM

Chula

Latino Rebels Radio: March 24, 2019

  • Mar 24, 2019
  • 3:43 PM

LATINOS OUT LOUD Interviews Our Digital Media Editor Amanda Alcántara About Her Upcoming Book ‘Chula’

During the interview, they discuss some of the surprising inspirations behind the book and facing the fear of publishing independently.

  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 2:37 PM

Must-Watch: A Needed Conversation Among Afro-Latinx and African Americans on Anti-Blackness

The panel allowed space for a rich and open dialogue that pushed the envelope. 

  • Feb 21, 2019
  • 4:42 PM

21 Savage Released on Bond, Lawyers Say He Is Grateful for the Community’s Support

The Grammy-nominated artist was detained on Sunday, February 3 by ICE.

  • Feb 12, 2019
  • 4:39 PM