Former Dominican Beauty Queen Wears Blackface to Imitate Afro-Latina Singer Amara La Negra
Former Dominican Beauty Queen Wears Blackface to Imitate Afro-Latina Singer Amara La Negra
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/26/2016 - 10:55

Latinxs don't just experience discrimination from dominant, white culture. Sometimes, racism and colorism is perpetuated within our communities as well.


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Afro-Latina Facebook Live Recap
Afro-Latinas Discuss Identity on FB Live: Debunking 'Pelo Malo' & Uplifting Little Brown Girls
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/21/2016 - 09:24

As part of our Hispanic Heritage Month theme of "Enoughness," Latina hosted a Facebook Live conversation last week centering on the Afro-Latina experience. 


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Lupita Nyong'o Criticizes Those Who Dehumanize Her Because of Her Color
Lupita Nyong'o Calls Out Hollywood for Dehumanizing Her Based on the Color of Her Skin
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/16/2016 - 16:18

Lupita Nyong'o is Vogue's October cover star, and, as usual, she's keeping it real with her audience.


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Join Us For Our Facebook Live On The Afro-Latina Experience With Tahiry and Top Chef's Santana
Join our Facebook Live on the Afro-Latina Experience with Tahiry Jose & Chopped's Santana Benitez
By Barbara Gonzalez | 09/14/2016 - 12:22

When planning our coverage for Hispanic Heritage Month, the Latina staff discussed what it truly meant to be Latina.


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The Best Nude Lipsticks for Afro-Latinas
The 10 Best Nude Lipsticks for Afro-Latinas
By Chantel Morel | 08/05/2016 - 15:10

A good nude lip is an essential in every chica's beauty look. However, for those with darker complexions, the selections can be a bit scarce.


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Deputy Editor Jada Gomez Talks Afro-Latina Identity
How Afro-Latinidad is Perceived in Our Community
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/08/2016 - 10:34

Our very own digital deputy editor, Jada Gomez, was featured on the Roland S.


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Evelyn Alvarez
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Evelyn Alvarez
By Raquel Reichard | 03/23/2016 - 17:06

With red lipstick, a glorious ‘fro and fierceness for days, this week’s #WCW Evelyn Alvarez is simultaneously crushin


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Afro-Latinos Rock Natural Hair: "[My hair] is my fingerprint to the world"
Afro-Latinos Rock Natural Hair: "[My Hair] is my Fingerprint to the World"
By Geraldine Estevez | 03/16/2016 - 09:13

One thing about Latinos we can all agree on is that we're all different, and so is our hair. In this Flama original video, Afro-Latinos discuss managing their natural locks.


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Language Lesson: The African Origins of Some Spanish and Portuguese Words
Language Lesson: The African Origins of Some Spanish and Portuguese Words
By Raquel Reichard | 02/09/2016 - 14:28

This article originally appeared in Latina magazine's February 2016 issue.


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Meet the Latina Fighting Mass Incarceration Through Music, Taina Asili
Meet the Latina Fighting Mass Incarceration Through Music, Taína Asili
By Raquel Reichard | 01/25/2016 - 13:25

Taína Asili brings the same resistance rooted in the Afro-Caribbean rhythms she fuses to create music that calls for an end to mass incarceration.


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