Others might want you to stand down, avoid the good trouble: your family, your friends, the Supreme Court. As if you could.
Ignore the role race plays in acts of violence against women, and we miss the chance to call out language that aids and abets turbo-fueled hate aimed at punishing women of color for daring to wield power.
A primer for non-Black folks who —finally — want to talk about racial injustice.
It takes a special kind of patriotism to be Black in America. To exist in a country that does nothing about its persistent history of violent racism.
How do you "reopen" when you've never really closed? And what effect will all that freedom have on all our lives? This is how my quarantine in Florida is.
In spite of being the two most powerful voting minorities in the U.S., African Americans and Latinos have a common enemy. Hint: It is not each other.
"I grew up thinking I was black because of my nose, and lips, and hair. I am Latina. I am mixed and the term Afrolatinx does not refer to me."
"For most people out there, new Coronavirus protocols mean not shaking hands. For us, it’s going from tight hugs and sloppy kisses to… what? Telepathy?"
She is a powerful factor in democratic politics, and breaks it down for people with a bit of rap, some hard truths, and a whole lot of plain Afrolatino sense.
Move over beauty tutorials and cute dogs, Afrolatinos — often neglected and ignored when it comes to the struggles with racial identity — are using Instagram to make their voices heard.