One year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Errol Louis discussed the recovery process and what still needs to happen with: Rosa Clemente of #OurPowerPRNYC, Jorge Vasquez of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, and former State Assemblyman Nelson Denis.
The Guardian honors the impact of 200 living individuals who best embody the work and spirit of Frederick Douglass for his Bicentennial celebration.
“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
"Why do we always learn about the history of our oppression but never the history of our resistance?"
"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."