Follow me:
Browsing Category

News

  • 21 Amazing Afro-Latina Moments In 2017

    Afro-Latinas made headlines in 2017. While Afro-Latinas, or Black Latinas, have been changing the game through activism, art, business and entertainment, among other spheres, for decades, the digital space has furthered the visibility and awareness for our community globally in 2017. Between Belcalis “Cardi B” Almanzar’s major wins to seasoned journalist Ilia Calderón becoming the first Afro-Latina to anchor a news desk on a major network in the United States, our narratives are reaching new heights.
    With the year nearly over, it’s only right we celebrate how Afro-Latinas changed the narrative, created a space for greater visibility and did so unapologetically in ’17.

    Blog, Featured, News
    / December 31, 2017
  • Afro-Latina-Icons-Irene-Cara-AintILatina

    Latina Icons Tribute Series Celebrates 7 Afro-Latinas for Black History Month

    Linda Nieves-Powell, well-known New York playwright, filmmaker, and photographer, is honoring Afro-Latina musicians this Black History Month. Nieves-Powell launched Latina Icons last year, bringing back the popular photo series to highlight 7 Afro-Latina trailblazers during the annual celebration of Black identity and culture. The photo re-creations honor Celia Cruz, La Lupe, Irene Cara, Esperanza Spalding, Amara La Negra, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, and La India.

    Blog, Featured, News
    / February 18, 2017
  • 20-amazing-afro-latina-moments-in-2016

    20 Amazing Afro-Latina Moments in 2016

    Afro-Latinas made headlines in 2016. While Afro-Latinas, or Black Latinas, have been changing the game through activism, art, business and entertainment, among other spheres, for decades, 2016 furthered the visibility and awareness for our community globally. Between the inclusion of Afro-Latina superheroines in comics to historic moments like Rafaela Silva winning Brazil’s first Olympic gold medal this year, our narratives are reaching new heights.

    Blog, Featured, News
    / December 30, 2016
  • Social Media & The Afro-Latina Narrative Header-AintILatina.com

    EVENT: ‘Social Media and the Afro-Latina Narrative’

    AintILatina.com is hosting a panel discussion, “Social Media and the Afro-Latina Narrative,” on February 24, 2016 at AlleyNYC during Social Media Week. Panelists include La Galeria Magazine co-founder and Editor-in-Chief Amanda Alcantara; digital strategist Jamila Aisha Brown; Juliana Pache, singer, songwriter and marketer, as well as the founder of the hashtag #BlackLatinxHistory; and Raquel Reichard, politics & culture editor at Latina magazine and Latina.com.

    Blog, Featured, News
    / February 19, 2016
  • Lanzate-Mijente-conference

    Mijente’s Lánzate Conference Gathers Latinxs and Chicanxs in Chicago

    On December 12-13, Mijente is hosting its inaugural conference, Lánzate, to discuss core elements of a radical Latinx agenda, which includes issues such as criminal justice, immigration, education, LGBTQ, race and ethnicity, and labor and climate. The end result will be an inclusive program of action for the 2016 Presidential Election beyond voter registration.

    Blog, Featured, News
    / December 12, 2015