AfraLatinas Stand Up!


Veronica chambers is a journalist, author, & Panamena by way of New York.

Looking for a book for your child with a focus on afrolatinidad, adolescence, family, & friendship? Check out 'Marisol & Magdalena' or 'Quinceanera Means Sweet 15'!

She is also the author of ‘Black Women and Success’ & ‘Celia Cruz: The Queen of Salsa.’

Her latest is a feature in the text ‘Black Cool’ by Rebecca Walker where she joins dream hampton, Staceyann Chin and others to discuss what it means to be ‘Black Cool' in cultural, political, social, and interpersonal contexts.

She was also the first Latina of African-descent featured  in Essence Magazine.

Afr@Latin@s - we are everywhere, we do everything. We are artists, educators, writers, and more. 

We must continue to make our experiences and contributions known.