Afro Rebels

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

21 Savage’s Lawyers Say His Detention ‘Serves No Other Purpose Than to Unnecessarily Punish Him’

The law firm says that “never hid his immigration status.”

  • Feb 5, 2019
  • 12:44 PM

Twitter Users React to Netflix’s SIEMPRE BRUJA, Critiquing the Show for Following Racist Tropes

Depicting a romance between an enslaved woman and a slaveowner? We got problems.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 3:39 PM

21 Savage Arrested by ICE Less Than a Week After Denouncing Child Detentions on Live TV

“Been through some things so I can’t imagine my kids stuck at the border,” said 21 Savage during his performance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon, on January 29.

  • Feb 4, 2019
  • 12:11 PM

What Is the Green New Deal?

Let #AmandaLaQueManda explain. 

  • Jan 25, 2019
  • 1:36 PM

5 Popular Latin Christmas Songs for Immigrants and Those Far Away from Home

In this episode of “Amanda La Qu Manda,” Amanda Alcántara lists five songs from Latinoamérica y el Caribe that touch on this topic.

  • Dec 18, 2018
  • 1:57 PM

People vs. Amazon

Amazon says it wants to build one of its headquarters in Long Island City in Queens, and communities are taking a vow to fight back.

  • Dec 5, 2018
  • 3:55 PM

Fighting Femicide and Machismo in Puerto Rico

Latino Rebels Radio: December 2, 2018

  • Dec 2, 2018
  • 4:28 PM

The State of Violence Against Women in Latin America

AMANDA LA QUE MANDA is back, and we’re so happy to feature Amanda here.

  • Nov 25, 2018
  • 5:09 PM

There’s a Petition to Include the Word ‘Afro-Latina’ in the Dictionary

Poet Melania-Luisa Marte started it, hoping to bring more visibility the term.

  • Oct 30, 2018
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Will Smith’s Colombia Visit Brings Up Questions of Local Perceptions of Blackness and Afro-Colombianos

How are Colombians reacting to Will Smith’s Instagram videos?

  • Apr 26, 2018
  • 12:16 PM

Entrevista con vicepresidenta electa de Costa Rica Epsy Campbell sobre identidad, Marielle Franco, y sus planes de inclusión para todos

“Es un proceso interno en Costa Rica, y un proceso en América Latina de la visibilización de los pueblos afrodescendientes, que se consolida con esta victoria electoral”, le dijo a Latino USA.

  • Apr 20, 2018
  • 8:30 AM

Bruno Mars Cultural Appropriation Debate Highlights Continuing Invisibility of Afro-Latinx

It’s notable that so few people weighing in on this debate even recognized Puerto Rico as a site of the African diaspora.

  • Apr 13, 2018
  • 10:17 AM

Brazil’s Unionized Sex Workers (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: March 25, 2018

  • Mar 25, 2018
  • 11:58 AM

On Claiming Afro-Latinidad

So what’s liberating about a movement if it reifies old hierarchies of color and class?

  • Feb 6, 2018
  • 1:05 PM

Afro-Latinidad Is a Brooklyn Original in ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Despite all its other well-documented faults, the show stands out in its representation of Afro-Latinx characters.

  • Dec 13, 2017
  • 4:02 PM

For the Wild Girl Still Out There Looking For Love: A True Story

Like many women, my whirlwind of failed romances left me fearful and insecure.

  • Aug 5, 2017
  • 2:24 PM

AfroRazones Is a Great Reason to Keep Celebrating Afro-Latinidad This Summer

“That Black people know that we are beautiful, that we are strong, that we are intelligent. This is very necessary.”

  • Jul 25, 2017
  • 5:57 PM

Here’s How It Went Down This Past Weekend at the Afro-Latino NYC Festival

The fifth Afro-Latino NYC Festival this past weekend in Harlem and Brooklyn was the best one yet.

  • Jul 11, 2017
  • 5:59 PM