By Raquel Reichard | 12/21/2015 - 17:00
While terms like “Latino” and “Hispanic” aim to lump people of Latin American and Spanish Caribbean descent together, many of us are of different racial, national, language, cultural and historical identities, m
By Latina Staff | 08/20/2012 - 15:28
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 International Feature.” The prizes varied and included up to $5,000 in cash. Not a bad way to end the festival!
Here’s the list of NYILFF winners:
Best Short: Pescadora
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 06/17/2011 - 16:30
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
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.