50 Years of Change: Taller Americano Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Historic Speech

Tonight I got the opportunity to perform at an event @ The Alexis Grady Gallery celebrating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic I Have a Dream speech. I cannot seem to find the right words to express how grateful and humble I feel to have been a part of that event. The works on exhibit were in one word, captivating. 3 … Continue reading 50 Years of Change: Taller Americano Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Historic Speech

Afro-Latino American Crossroads: A Cultural Art Exhibit to feed your soul

Growing up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn¬†I have always felt connected to my heritage. In my house there was always El Gran Combo playing on the stereo, spanish novelas on the TV,¬†late nights spent preparing pasteles for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, and time spent with an abuelita who only spoke spanish despite living here for over 40 years. I am Afro-Latina! The product of a Black … Continue reading Afro-Latino American Crossroads: A Cultural Art Exhibit to feed your soul