Mexican Boy

March 2020

A compelling personal essay about Yoselin moving through her identity as an Afro-Latina as she comes to raise her non-black Mexican son.

Young, Disabled And Black: A Response To Solange's Recent Diagnosis

January 2018

As if life wasn’t hard enough by simply being black, disabled gotta be thrown in the mix.
There was a time when I put my body out there on the front lines, leading protests and speaking to crowds about the injustice my people were feeling. It didn’t matter that I was a 5’2" and living with a debilitating chronic disease.

What Afro-Latinx And Non-Black Latinx Can Do To Fight Anti-Blackness In The Latinx Community

August, 2017

Being an Afro-Latina in the U.S. hasn't been easy. Between fighting racism in school, in the workplace and at home, in addition to fighting an identity crisis and validation from both sides, the day-to-day for an Afro-Latino becomes exhausting.