Afro-Latinos, book review, Latinas in the News, Puerto Rico, Spanish Culture and Language, writing

Writer Quiara Alegría Hudes Takes Stage and Screen by Storm

Quiara Alegría Hudes has my full attention. Her screenplay for In the Heights, her memoir My Broken Language, and her plays. In 2012, Water by the Spoonful, won a Pulitzer Prize. Quiara was born in the United States to a Puerto Rican mother and a Jewish American father. Hudes tells Caribbean-American stories that previously were […]

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Afro-Latinos, Latinas, Life as a Woman, Sports

She’s Got Game x 7

Latin American women earned the most medals of any year this Olympics; 6 gold, 11 silver and 7 bronze, for a total of 24. I’ll present what I’ve found about 7 of these great Latin American women. Their stories are inspiring, showing talent and determination. Brazil (21) and Cuba (15) won the most medals overall […]

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