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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Afro-Latinos, Argentina, Chile, food, Uruguay

7 Ways South American Christmas Differs

Happy Nochebuena, or Christmas Eve! As in Spain, Nochebuena in South America is celebrated with family and a midnight dinner feast. Catholic traditions, mixed with indigenous and African cultures, have created many South American Christmas traditions that differ from celebrations in other countries. 1) For example, Nativity scenes of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus are more […]

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