By Latina Staff | 08/20/2012 - 15:28 | 0 Comments
Indie film lovers were in for a treat as the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) presented over 30 features last week. The event, sponsored by HBO, ended yesterday with a ceremony honoring the best films in the categories including, “Best Short” and “Best...
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 06/17/2011 - 16:30 | 0 Comments
In honor of Juneteenth—Sunday’s holiday commemorating Texas slaves being the last to find out that they’d been emancipated, thus sparking an annual holiday that celebrates African American heritage—we thought we’d add some Latino flavor to the mix. Here are just a few Afro-Latinos whose lives and accomplishments are worth celebrating.
By Mariela Rosario | 04/19/2011 - 16:45 | 4 Comments
We recently spoke with Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. about his new documentary series for PBS entitled Black in Latin America to find out what he discovered about the racial experience of Afro-Latinos in the region.
We wanted to know what compelled Prof. Gates to take his groundbreaking Black In series to Latin America and...