Tag Archives: Afro-Latina

Latino Quote Of The Day™ by Dr. Antonia Pantoja

“Somehow I learned that I belonged with my people and that I had a responsibility to contribute to them. I will participate in changing the situations of injustice and inequality that I encounter because they deny people their rights and … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Carla Garcia

“In strength, the Garífuna community fought the French and the English. In strength, the Garífuna community in Honduras fought to defend the – country against invasion and, in strength, the Garífuna community fights today to defend our land.” – Carla … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Dr. Marta Moreno-Vega

“The honoring of those that are now spirit is essential as is honoring their work to assure that their work continues to be expanded upon generation after generation.” – Dr. Marta Moreno-Vega, Afro-Puerto Rican. Founder of the Caribbean Cultural Center … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Raquel Cepeda

“Don’t put the pressure of societal norms about appearance and race on yourself.” – Raquel Cepeda Afro-Dominican writer/film maker. Latino Quote Of The Day™ is curated by Bobby Gonzalez. Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller and … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Zoe Saldana

“We tend to look for European roots and reject the indigenous and the African, and that’s disgusting. Being Latin is being a mix of everything. I want my people not to be insecure, and to adore what we are because … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Josefina Baez

“To make sense of the world. I do not adhere my meaning merely to my skin color, sex creed or nationality, but what I consciously do or don’t from/with/for/them…” – Josefina Baez, Afro-Dominican performance artist/educator. Latino Quote Of The Day™ … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Favianna Rodriguez

“If one of our tasks as artists to visualize a future that is more just, than our art can be a call for a society that values workers, public services, and the right to organize.” – Favianna Rodriguez, Afro Peruvian-American … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Erika L. Sanchez

“…45 million of the 500 million people in Latin America are indigenous and about 90 million (100 million if we include Haiti) are Afro-descendants. It would be nice to see that diversity on the screen.” – Erika L. Sanchez, Mexican-American … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Veronica Chambers

“… I am a grown woman,with hips to spare. I can salsa. My Spanish isn’t shabby. You may look at me and not know that I am Panamanian, that I am an immigrant, that I am both black and Latin. … Continue reading

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Latino Quote Of The Day™ – Yvette Modestin

“I get my energy and strength from the spirit and words of my ancestors, from my mother’s spirit that shines so bright, and from the unconditional love and support of my father and family.” – Yvette Modestin, Afro-Panamanian educator, writer … Continue reading

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