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My Skin Is Black, My Name Is Latino. That Shouldn’t Surprise You.

Something about my Blackness forces some Afro Latinos to face their own, even if they’re not ready to embrace it

A younger me during one of my last visits to the Basílica Catedral Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia, Dominican Republic

II love jumping into cabs in New York City’s Washington Heights. For the most part, I run into a driver who’s Dominican, and he’s almost always surprised I can speak…

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