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Why Miguel Was Honored To Represent “All Latinos” At Oscars 2018

Just before hitting the Oscars stage for a riveting performance of Coco’s “Remember Me,” singer-songwriter Miguel spoke to E! News about an important cultural moment…

Reclaiming Blackness: NPR’s ‘Latino USA’ Dives Into What It Means To Be Afro-Latino

Afro-Latinidad hasn’t always been the easiest term to classify or describe. But luckily the latest episode of NPR’s “Latino USA Roundtable” offered some insight on what…

9 Books That Bring The Afro-Latino Experience To The Forefront

Afro-Latino scribes like bestselling authors Junot Díaz and Veronica Chambers have captured the voices of their community on paper, ushering Afro-Latino literature out…

Can Afro-Latinos Please Move Beyond The “I’m Black, Too” Rhetoric?

The reason why people don’t understand why you can be both black and Latino at the same time is because the media doesn’t present it that way and we don’t see it, and I t…

NMAAHC Bridges Gap Between Black And Latino Experiences

After 100 years in the making, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) officially sealed its rightful place on the National Mall on Saturday…

“An Ode To Being Blaxican” Shines A Light On An Erased Identity

“My thing was, be proud of who you are. black, brown—it don’t matter. You are both, and you don’t let nobody tell you different.” In a video posted by mitú, Dolores…

Carmelo Anthony’s Afro-Puerto Rican Lineage Matters, Too

NBA player Carmelo Anthony’s genealogy is often boiled down to black, not because that is the all-encompassing label, but because society is too lazy to recognize the…

Jim Jones Is Unaware Of How The Diaspora Works…

Earlier this year, during an interview with Power 105.1 The Breakfast Club, Dascha Polanco and the show’s hosts discussed the controversial casting of Zoe Saldana in the…

Carlos Santana’s Magical Supergroup Is Here To Break Barriers

Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Cindy Blackman Santana, and Marcus Miller now all have one thing in common: they are all a part of the new supergroup, Mega Nova, created…