Recently, I interviewed Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz, author of The Brazil Kitchen and My Rio de Janeiro: A Cookbook at the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) in New York City. The interview focused on...Read more
Los Afro-Latinos is pleased to feature Marshalla S. Ramos, author, educator and mother. This interview will also appear in the Los Afro-Latinos Children's Supplement which will be published later this year.
Marshalla's extensive teaching background, kindergartners...Read more
by Kim Haas
Los Afro-Latino’s mission is to bring our readers closer to the people, places, events and movements that impact the Afro-Latino Diaspora. Periodically, we will enlarge the tent, sharing stories of the Great African...Read more
I'm so pleased to present this guest post. It was thoughtfully written by one of our favorite librarians, Daniel Pizarro. Daniel is the consummate gentleman. Plus, he's smart and cares deeply about Loíza...Read more
by Kim Haas
Cory Wong and Eric Foss are long-time friends and fellow musicians from small town Fridley, Minnesota. They first met when they were six years old. Cory plays the guitar and Eric enjoys drums...Read more
Evelyne Laurent-Perrault was born to Haitian and Venezuelan parents in Caracas, Venezuela, a city she loves for its beauty and the warmth of its people. Evelyne’s father was an engineer and her...Read more
“We need to look deeper into our Africanness to understand ourselves,” says Dr. Marco Polo Hernández, a professor of Spanish and Afro-Hispanic studies at North Carolina Central University, in a recent phone...Read more
2010 Latin Grammy Winner, Singer/Songwriter Alex Cuba seems to be in a really good place in his life right now, a time when he's operating on all cylinders. He's married to Sarah, “love of his...Read more
The London Olympics ended a little over a week ago. And now that the torch has been extinguished, the athletes have returned home and venues are being repurposed, all eyes are on Brazil as Rio...Read more
I feel comfortable saying no individual in contemporary times embodied Puerto Rico's history, its traditions, was more revered by his countrymen, or more closely associated with telling its story than the incomparable Don Ricardo Alegría.
So, you want to make a documentary film. Should be pretty easy, right? Just grab your camera, shoot, edit and you’re done. Not so fast. The multi-layered processes associated with making a film tends to...Read more
Update 9/19/13: Don't miss the chance to meet Dahlma in person at our Afternoon with Dahla Llanos-Figueroa event. Join us Saturday, 9/28/13 at the Jersey City Free Public Library from 12 - 2 p.m. We...Read more
Join us for a conversation with Kim Haas, David Miranda, and Sasha Campbell-Barr. We’ll discuss Afro-Latinos in the media, fiscal sponsorship and view a segment of Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas, a groundbreaking PBS Travel Series.
“People don’t know that there are Black people in Uruguay” or that Blacks built the Costa Rican railroad, says Kim Haas.
By Patricia Guadalupe
There are a slew of travel shows on television, but nothing quite like the one headed up by Philadelphia native Kim Haas. A media veteran with more than 20 years in the business — including a stint at a Telemundo affiliate in Philadelphia — Haas is not necessarily focusing on the locales or the foods of far-flung exotic places, but more on a specific segment of the population that she says gets overlooked time and time again. “Afro-Latino Travels With Kim Haas” celebrates the contributions of African descendants in the Caribbean and throughout Latin America.
Quince Duncan is a true trailblazer! He’s one of Costa Rica’s most celebrated authors and the first Costa Rican to write about the Afro-Costa Rican experience. Meet him on Wednesday’s episode of “Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas.”
Airs Nationally on Public Television CreateTV Wednesdays in December 10:30am, 5:30pm and 10:30pm EST Check Your Local Listing
We are quickly approaching year-end. We are grateful to all of you for your support of the travel series, “Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas.” We are looking forward to great things in the year to come.
“Afro-Latino Travels with Kim Haas” airs nationally on CreateTV. Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Wednesday, December 30, 2020