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2 years ago10,000+ Views
Ask An Afro-Latina!!
Have you ever had any questions about a different culture, but was afraid to ask? Well fear is the foundation to a bland society. I was inspired by a friend of mine @kpopandkimchi. She's doing a card called asked a Korean. If you want you should check out her card. Basically, this card is the vehicle for diversity, culture, and education. Here is a link to the card @primodiva93 made. You should check it out! If have any questions to ask me or mis amigas @alywoah, @LAVONYORK, or @primodiva93 about being a Latina...especially an Afro-Latina then comment below on our cards. I'm first on deck to make a card for your questions. Then the ladies will male their card. I will update mine with links to their cards once they make them.

BYE BYE TO THE DRAMA!

PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL WHEN ASKING QUESTIONS. WE WILL ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT BEING AN AFRO-LATINA AND ABOUT THE LATIN CULTURE. COMMENT AWAY BELOW!

When I tell people I'm Afro-Latina or Black Latina I usually get the same odd reaction. Which is fine to an extent. I know some people get confused since society has taught people that Latinos have light or slightly tan skin. Basically, look like Jennifer Lopez lol smh.

Here are some FAQ'S that I get....

1. So what is an Afro-Latina? 2. You still Black right? 3. Are you Hispnaic, Latin, or Black? 4. You speak Spanish right? 5. Latino or Hispanic? Which one is right? 6. So do you eat soul food at home Mexican food?

That's cool though let me school you....

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DO LET'S HAVE A GOOD TIME AND ASK AWAY MIS AMIGOS! I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU!

63 comments
@alywoah great question. Oh yes honey. I'm my family I was first exposed. Mi abulea is a darker Mexican woman and she always was throwing shade at lighter Latinos. My great tíos y tías...basically everyone did too. I thought they were just crazy. but when I dated a Puerto Rican guy he didn't know I was a black latina I think...cuz he was saying how Puerto Ricans are the best out of all the Latinos cuz they have light skin and colored eyes. He said Mexicans were dirty cuz they are dark and whatever. Well before I broke up with him and cussed him out in spanish cuz all I know are the cuss words lol. He was like oh you are afro Latina? I should have known. I'm like yes buddy and mi abulea is Mexican too. After a number of apologizes he will willing to change his thinking.
2 years ago·Reply
@orenshani7 I think some of us care so much about our ethnic heritage because it penetrates do deeply in our lives. A lot of Latin Americans are very loyal and closely connected to their history, background, and culture. Where we come from and the history along it explains the food, music, and language that we care so much about. I know for myself, and for my family, our love for heritage is much deeper than some people can understand. It's not a fleeting love, it's sort of this unwavery romance that we're so passionate and curious about.
2 years ago·Reply
I don't have a question, but I give mad respect to you and for this card. A lot of people brush it off as "oh you're just mixed" but I know it's a deeper background than that. Two cultures intertwining in your veins and coming out through your speech, hair, clothes, music, etc. I love it and the thought of two people from different cultural backgrounds find interest in one another. 👍❤😃
2 years ago·Reply
@jordanhamilton thanks. Yep we celebrate the Latin holidays. Cinco de Mayo is coming up soon. Mi abulea is already making a menu lol
2 years ago·Reply
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