Afro-Latinos, Art, photography, Spanish Culture and Language

Would a Man Wear Flowers?

Confident masculinity; strong yet gentle. Cuban artist Moník Molinet’s recent photography features men with flowers in their hair. Her Havana Fábrica de Arte exhibit and this theme supports non-violence in relationships. Thanks to Ivette Romero for her excellent reporting on the Caribbean, who brought this important artist to my attention. Molinet’s photos inspired me to […]

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Afro-Latinos, bilingual, En español, Latinas in the News, Life as a Woman, Spanish Culture and Language

First Black Woman Vice President of Colombia

Sunday, June 20, Francia Márquez, was the first Black woman elected to the office of vice president of Colombia. She is an internationally known environmental activist who has won several prestigious awards. Francia Márquez won the Goldman Environmental award in 2018 for her work against illegal gold mining on the Ovejas River near La Toma […]

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