Las Vidas Negras Importan
From the streets to the big screen, Afro-Latinos are fighting for visibility and respect.
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The 2020 Census revealed that a growing number of Latino Americans are acknowledging their Black heritage. But that choice has never been simple. Professor Tanya Hernández of Fordham University School of Law joins Jason Johnson to talk about the bias Afro-Latinos have faced across the Americas, from their governments and even their own families. They also explore how Afro-Latinos pressing for greater representation in entertainment, media, and politics.
Guest: Professor Tanya Hernández, Fordham University School of Law
Podcast production by Ahyiana Angel, Jasmine Ellis, and Asha Saluja