Afro-Latinos Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month, and the International Society of Black Latinos (ISBL) will participate in a┬ánumber of different celebrations. ISBL is a Los Angeles- based organization whose mission is to educate the broader community about the cultural and┬áhistorical richness of the African Diaspora in Latin America and the presence of…

History and Culture in the United States

The story of Afro-Latinos springs from the larger narrative of the African diaspora, the dispersion of African peoples and their cultures to other parts of the world. Blacks have inhabited all of the Americas for centuries now. Some scholars argue that archaeological evidence in Central and South America indicates that Africans set foot in the…