Afro-Latinx

Black Power Naps. Art installation featuring beds and curtains.

Art Installation Hopes to Give People of Color Reparations Through Rest

Navild Acosta on his “Black Power Naps/Siestas Negras”: “The sleep gap is really inherited generational trauma. It is living in our bones.”

Two young Latinnx women, one wearing braces, sit side by side.

Study and Roundtable Explore How Latinx Community Experiences Colorism

Those with darker skin are more likely to say they’ve been discriminated against, drawing a line directly to race.

Amara La Negra. Black woman with brown afro in orange outfit smiles while holding microphone with grey cover in front of purple background with light blue text

Amara La Negra Traces 'Footprints' of Black Latinx Music History

The singer traces the African diaspora’s influence on Latinx music and culture in a new animated series from Tidal.

Woman with white hair against purple background under "Celia" in neon purple text

Epic 80-Part Series on Celia Cruz Now Available on Netflix

“Celia” portrays the iconic Cuban singer’s rise to global superstardom. Now, the Telemundo series is available with English subtitles on Netflix.

SURVEY: U.S. Afro-Latinos More Likely to Identify as White Than Black

The Pew Research Center survey also revealed that a quarter of Afro-Latinos report their race as “Hispanic.”

Tackling Race and Racism in the Latino Community

Melissa M. Valle asks important–and recurring–questions

Watch Rosa Clemente Talk Afro-Latina Identity at Cal State LA

The hip-hop scholar and activist explores the black radical tradition.