Written by Rosa Clemente and JLove Calderón on Latino Rebels
The Guardian honors the impact of 200 living individuals who best embody the work and spirit of Frederick Douglass for his Bicentennial celebration.
Rosa Clemente spoke on September 15th at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, as a part of her 2018 national speaking tour.
“Having Amara La Negra and Cardi B really has changed how a lot of younger Latino women are seeing themselves racially… But if you’re saying you’re Afro Latino and ‘I don’t like Black Lives Matter’ then you’re not dealing with Anti-Blackness. You’re just saying it ‘cause it’s the popular thing to do or we’re beginning
"Africans who were enslaved did not vote to get free. They fought to get free. They read to get free. They organized to get free."