Afro-Mexican Beauty Queen Challenges Racist Prejudices in Mexico
Afro-Mexican Beauty Queen Criticizes Racism in Mexico
By Barbara Gonzalez | 11/14/2016 - 16:16

While beauty queens aren't always appreciated for their intelligence, one woman is a true testament of the phrase "true beauty comes from within."


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The History Behind Colin Kaepernick's Shirt Featuring Malcolm X and Fidel Castro
The History Behind Colin Kaepernick's Shirt of Malcolm X and Fidel Castro
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/31/2016 - 16:07

Colin Kaepernick is keeping us all woke this week, even incorporating some incredible Cuban/African-American/Afro-Latinx history into the mix.


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Presenting the Dope Ladies Behind the Afro-Latino Fest
Presenting the Dope Ladies Behind the Afro-Latino Festival
By Raquel Reichard | 07/07/2016 - 14:12

There’s much anticipation for the fourth annual Afro-Latino Fest – and for good reason.


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5 Campaigns for Black Lives in Latin America
5 Campaigns for Black Lives in Latin America
By Raquel Reichard | 06/03/2016 - 12:50

Black Lives Matter has become the rallying cry for the latest chapter in a long struggle for Black liberation in the United States.


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This Graphic Compares African Enslavement in Latin America to the U.S.
This Graphic Compares African Enslavement in Latin America and the U.S.
By Raquel Reichard | 05/04/2016 - 10:23

Conversations on American slavery almost always center on the U.S., but a new interactive graphic is illustrating that an overwhelming majority of enslaved Africans forcefully brought to the Americas were actual


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Study: U.S. Afro-Latinos More Likely to Identify as White Than Black
Study: U.S. Afro-Latinos More Likely to Identify as White Than Black
By Raquel Reichard | 03/07/2016 - 13:28

A new study from the


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This Short Video Explores the History of Afro-Mexicans
This Short Video Explores the History of Afro-Mexicans
By Raquel Reichard | 03/02/2016 - 14:24

Mexico might not have a national Black History Month, but a short video released in February, the month when the U.S. and Canada celebrate the annual observance, explores the country’s hidden Black historia.


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TK Afro-Latino Maroons to Remember this Hispanic Heritage Month – and Beyond
9 Afro-Latino Maroons to Remember
By Raquel Reichard | 02/16/2016 - 13:27

This article was originally published on Sept. 30, 2015. 


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15 Latinx Changemakers You Need to Know
15 Latinx Changemakers You Need to Know
By Raquel Reichard | 02/06/2016 - 13:00

Latina magazine and BeVisible are teaming up to celebrate some powerful Latinx


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5 Reasons Latinos Should Support Black Lives Matter
5 Reasons Latinos Should Support Black Lives Matter
By Raquel Reichard | 11/03/2015 - 17:43

Started as a rallying call by three queer black women following a series of police killings of African American men, Black Lives Mat


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