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Negra Como Soy: Responding in a Different Language

Negra Como Soy: Responding in a Different Language

"When I speak Spanish to people, do they speak English back?"

In this episode, Doni and Dr. Rhonda talk about how native Spanish speakers sometimes react differently to people who speak to them based on their skin tone.

If you’re Afro-Latino/a, do Spanish speakers respond to you in English when you ask them something in Spanish? Is it different in the United States compared to, say, Mexico or Honduras or Argentina?

If you’re well-traveled you might have a different perspective about who can speak which language versus if your travel is limited.

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 video below!

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