Wai’tu Kubuli: She Still Stands Tall|DOMINICA

Today we celebrate 37 years of the independence of a small island nation in the Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean affectionately known as “Wai’tu Kubuli.” “Wai’tu Kubuli” means “Tall is her body” and it was the name given to this … Continue reading

Who are Afro-Latinos?

Shout out to Enrique Iglesias and the producers of his “Bailando (English Version)” video for spot lighting Afro-Latina dancers or, at the least, dancers that look Afro-Latino with their naturally curly afro hair.  It would be befitting as they filmed the … Continue reading

The Body Part My Genetics Handed Me

This has to be the third or fourth time someone has made this comment to me and/or asked me this question: “Wow! You have a big/nice butt!” “You must workout/do a lot of squats!” “Do you work out a lot/squat … Continue reading

The Immigrant’s Heart: A Soldier, His Sacrifice and My Grandmother

On a flight from Afghanistan to Dubai I met three soldiers; two from the UK and one from the US.  They had all just completed a 7 year work contract and were finally heading home.  In talking to the soldier … Continue reading

The Burden of Black in a Whitewashed World

I have so much going through my head right now and I don’t know how to express it in words.  So excuse me if this post seems off kilter. In the past month I have come across a plethora of information that … Continue reading