Negra Como Soy: Fashion + More With Benny Samuels

Negra Como Soy podcast with Benny Samuels

In this episode, Doni and Dr. Rhonda chat with Afro-Panamanian Benny Samuels from Denver, Colo., U.S.A.-based Project Style.

Benny talks about growing up in Panama and moving to the United States at age 17.

“I grew up in a Caribbean household in a Latin country, so I’m a mix of all those things,” she says.

Benny also discusses her work at Project Style and the interaction between fashion and her culture.

There’s the story of who we are as individuals, what we know and walk with, and the story other people create in their minds about who you are. We’re here to set the story straight…

Negra, como soy: I’m Afro-Latina is a show that explores the intricacies and flavors of the AfroLatin experience throughout the Spanish colonized world. We understand that the direct translation is “black like me,” in the feminine. Again, often life is about interpretation, and we’re here to help expand those interpretations, in this corner of life at least

Join Doni Aldine and Rhonda Coleman as they celebrate foods, dance, clothing, language, and customs of their own cultures and others from the diaspora.

Check out the episode below!

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