The Afrolatin@ Forum is in Solidarity with those affected by the 168-13 ruling of the Constitutional Court of the Dominican Republic
On September 23, 2013, the Constitutional Court in the Dominican Republic issued a ruling that effectively targeted and revoked the citizenship of descendants of Haitians born in the Dominican…
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My father is half Latin@, and my mother is mixed Asian/white, and I’ve witnessed a shit ton of incredibly racist things said/done towards Latin@s where i’m from. (Southern Orange County, California), but here’s the most memorable.
I’m eating lunch sophmore year of high-school, there’s a medium sized latin@ population at my high school, the rest is basically white.
Two latin@ students walk by a group of white waterpolo players.
White waterpolo player from my spanish class: *shouts* TENGO UN SALCHICHA EN MIS PANTALONES.
I stand there, my mouth dropped.
One of the two Latin@ students quickly turns around and yells back (while walking over), “WHAT THE FUCK DID YOU JUST SAY??!!! HUH??? WHAT THE FUCK DID YOU JUST SAY TO ME?”
White boy runs and screams for his life. Kid you not.
Anonymous asked: I'm from Colombia and I know people from Honduras and Mexico and we all use "America Latina" and "Latino Americano" or "Latina Americana" to refer to everyone in America who is not from Canada or the US which would translate to Latin America and Latin American. We never use Latin@ or Hispanic, that's mostly a US centric thing (and we respect that) so Latin America might not be good for US Latinos but our culture is different.