Empowered AfroLatina

Empowering women of African-descent in the Americas

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Negro: Finding Identity-Conversation with an Ethnographer

In this installment of ‘Negro,’ Dash speaks with Afro-American and Puerto Rican ethnographer, Whitney Lopez on her painful childhood, having to prove her ‘Latinidad’ to fellow Latinos and finding herself through the town of Loiza in Puerto Rico. History of Loiza is discussed, as well as cimarrons (maroons), religious syncretism and African and Indigenous descended identity. 

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