Afro Latinos Open Up About What It Means To Be Black And Mar , Too black to be Latino and too Latino to be black is a feeling many Afro Latinos know too well but the reality is that these two identities are far from mutually exclusive. Migrant Voices Film Challenge San Diego Latino Film The San Diego Union Tribune and Media Arts Center San Diego s San Diego Latino Film Festival invited international media artists and journalists to participate in a unique and timely cross border project The Migrant Voices Today Film Challenge Voces de los Migrantes. Why People Need To Acknowledge The Term Afro Latino Here are the reasons why we should be educated about this term, and find out which celebrities are Afro Latino. Afro Cosmic music In music, the terms Afro, cosmic disco, the cosmic sound, free style, and combinations thereof cosmic Afro, Afro cosmic Afro Freestyle, etc as well as Afro Funky are used somewhat interchangeably to describe various forms of synthesizer heavy and or African influenced dance music and methods of DJing that were originally developed and promoted by a small number of DJs in certain Why People Are Using The Term Latinx HuffPost Jul , The Huffington Post Latinx is the gender neutral alternative to Latino, Latina and even Latin. Afro Latinx Titles Social Justice Books This list of books was carefully selected by Teaching for Change It is a short list because there are far too few books in print for children and young adults featuring Afro Latinos Let us know if you have additional titles to recommend and let your local library or bookstore know you would like to see these titles in stock so that publishers are pressured to produce Afro Latino titles. To Be Young, Gifted, Afro Latina Afro Latinas You Monica Carillo is an Afro Peruvian Hip Hop activist, writer, poet, singer, musician, community leader, journalist, human rights advocate, feminist and educator, working to empower her community, especially working with younger generations of Peruvian young people that live under poverty. Music of Cuba The music of Cuba, including its instruments, performance and dance, comprises a large set of unique traditions influenced mostly by west African and European especially Spanish music Due to the syncretic nature of most of its genres, Cuban music is often considered one of the richest and most influential regional musics of the world. Margarita Engle THE FLYING GIRL How Aida de Acosta Learned to Soar In this beautiful picture book filled with soaring words and buoyant illustrations, award winners Margarita Engle and Sara Palacios tell the inspiring true story of Ada de Acosta, the first woman to fly a motorized aircraft. Hispanic Racial Identity Multidimensional Issue For Latinos When asked directly about their mixed race background, about one in three % Latino adults say they consider themselves to be mixed race defined as belonging to than one racial group, such as mestizo, mulatto or some other mixed race.