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.
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.
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.”
This month in "Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican," Natasha Gordon-Chipembere takes a look at a Limón-born medical legend.
Columnist Natasha Gordon Chipembere brings us a prom memory that was part Brooklyn, part Costa Rica, totally ’80s, and elevated by George Michael.
Huba Watson talks to The Tico Times about his upbringing in San José, and how his strong Limón roots, his experiences of racism growing up, and a certain encounter with the Sugarhill Gang shaped his musical career.
This month's "Musings from an Afro-Costa Rican" column takes a look at black families' lives in San José and shows that the Limón-San José migration sometimes went the other way, too.
Costa Rica on Thursday received 157,950 more Covid-19 vaccines that were purchased from Pfizer/BioNTech, authorities reported.
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's embattled government will eventually "fall", said the country's awarding-winning novelist Sergio Ramirez, the target of an arrest warrant issued by Managua.