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Asambleísta Afrodescendiente Mejora la Constitución de Ecuador
Alexandra Ocles Padilla
February 1, 2009
Los que históricamente hemos sido excluidos de los espacios de poder, popo a poco, vamos asumiendo retos que nos involucran más decididamente en los procesos de construcción política. Este es mi caso como parte del pueblo afro-descendiente en Ecuador y también como mujer.

Panamanian Reggae Vs. Puerto Rican Reggaeton
Aisha Al-Muslim
February 1, 2009
Right now there’s a tug of war going on between artists from Puerto Rico, who dominate reggaeton, and those from Panama—who feel they actually invented it.

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Afro-Latin American Women Unite to Change the World: Q&A with Yvette Modestin
Nivia Binett-Carroll
February 1, 2009
The Network of Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women (La Red de Mujeres Afrolatinoamericanas, Afrocaribeñas y de la Diàspora) fights against racism, sexism and poverty. Among the Network’s leadership is Yvette Modestin, a Panamanian living in Boston.

Book Excerpt: “ The 85% Niche: The Power of Women of all Colors—Latina, Black and Asian”
Miriam Muléy
February 1, 2009
This is a book about a big, virtually uncontested, trillion-dollar consumer market. It challenges paradigms and dispels myths about women as one, single monolithic group.

A Latina by Any Other Name Sounds Just as Dulce
Ivy Farguheson
February 1, 2009
A rose is a rose is a rose. And a Latina is a Latina is a Latina. With a name like Farguheson, my heritage is always called into question.

El Tratado de Libre Comercio y Autoridades Afrocolombianas
Aiden Salgado
February 1, 2009
En Colombia, las comunidades negras han realizado pronunciamientos de rechazo al Tratado de Libre Comercio.

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