The author of the "Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican" column revisits her family history to question common stereotypes about Costa Rican racial history.
McDonald's writing finds the tangible beauty of Afro-Costa Rican culture and traditions as her words embrace Blackness.
When the three models of Chica Perica finished their appearance, the designers walked out, showing the crowd that they were no older than teenagers. Peralta is 18 and in her last year of high school. Guardia is only 15.
Education options abound, but it's important to learn their pros and cons.
In August, everywhere you turn there is some incredible event celebrating Afro-Costa Ricans and their profound historical contributions to Costa Rica.
Third in a three-part series that focuses on making visible the thriving natural hair movement among Afro-descended Costa Ricans within the context of the...
This second and final part of the Natural Hair Series, Count Me In, discusses the reasons why each of the women I interviewed decided to return back to natural Afro-hair after having their hair chemically processed or using extensions and weaves for years.
Hanna Gabriels remains the World Boxing Association and the World Boxing Organization Middleweight (154 lb) Champion.
In order to combat centuries of negative stereotypes about afro hair, many people of African descent have waged personal wars with trying to “control the kink.”
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