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.”
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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
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.
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
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.
Netflix’s PELÉ Explores the Athlete-Activist Quandary
What is an athlete’s responsibility to the community?
The Antagonist: A Latin[ish] Podcast
Host Hector Luis Alamo chats with Arturo Dominguez, an anti-racist activist and journalist based in Texas
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.
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.
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
‘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.