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8 Authors Bringing Afro-Latina Stories to the Forefront

Featured in Remezcla by Rebecca J. Garcia

"Jamaican-Honduran writer Mercy Tullis-Bukhari’s writing contain powerful and metaphoric language that explores he Afro-Latinidad. Her website reads, “Being Afro-Latina American, to Mercy, means total acceptance of self. Who she is today reflects her Africanness, her Latinidad, and being American. She validates her identity by accepting her history, and proudly accepts that being a Black woman, Latina, who is a Bronx-bred American, is the sopa marinero of all that she is today.”

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