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A CULTURAL AWAKENING: International Decade for People of African Descent

Before Christopher Columbus changed the name to Puerto Rico, my island was named Boriquen, and Puerto Ricans call themselves Boricuas, in honor of our ancestors. Our roots are linked to Afrodecendientes aka Afro-Latinos, descendants of enslaved West Africans brought to the US, the Caribbean and South America during the diaspora of the Atlantic slave trade.

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Social Justice & Advocacy

Daisy Bedoya Will Not Give Up

LARGO, Fla. — Entrepreneur Daisy Bedoya is facing tough times. Like many other small business owners both Hispanic and otherwise across the country, she’s been

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Social Justice & Advocacy

Twice As Mexican: Charro Beans

Charro beans are one of Mexico’s most appreciated dishes. Charros, or traditional Mexican horsemen, bequeathed their name to the plate. The charro figure goes back

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Social Justice & Advocacy

Try Tlayudas, A Giant Delicacy

Tlayudas are giant corn tortillas topped with different garnishes. Originally from the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca,  tlayudas are harder in texture than tortillas. The

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African Americans and Covid-19: The Numbers Don’t Add Up

Through a collaboration with The Atlantic, Kendi and the ARPC have created a COVID Racial Data Tracker a part of The Atlantic’s COVID Tracking Project, which has the goal of tracking, analyzing, and regularly updating racial data on the pandemic within the United States.

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