Written by: Sabrina Cabrera Rivera

In support of Black Lives Matter we wanted to share some amazing Afro-Latina owned brands!


BEAUTY

BabyTress

Created by Shannon Kennard, Texan born New York City livin, to elevate baby hairs and edges that Black and Latina women have. The 3 in one styler comes in multiple colors cause every woman in different! babytress.com

 

Bomba Curls

This business was created by Lulu Cordeo, an Afro-Dominicana, that wanted curls to be something to be celebrated. Cordeo decided to share Dominican beauty secrets that have been passed down through the generations. bombacurls.com

BOOKS


The Lit Bar

Noëlle Santos, a Bronx native, opened the Lit Bar back in April 27th, 2019. It is the only bookstore that is serving 1.5 million people in the Boogie Down Bronx. The Lit Bar had curated a selection of general books, items, and programming that would interest locals and is diverse for people of all ages. thelitbar.com

FASHION

Yo Soy Afro Latina

Yo Soy AfroLatina was created due to the lack of representation of Black and Brown Latinas. This brand seeks to bring awareness to the many shades of Latino community and to empower women of all colors. https://yosoyafrolatina.com/collections


 

Black By Maria Silver

Started by designer Maria Silver in 2011.  Maria had based her line for adventurous women with attitude. All the pieces are travel-ready! https://blackbymariasilver.com/collections/all

 

Brown Sugar and Canela is a t-shirt line that was created by Keyanna Gotay, a first generation American with roots from Honduras, to empower women of color. https://www.brownsugarandcanela.com/ 

 

So shop small and support las mujeres!

#BLACK LIVES MATTER #AFRO-LATINX MATTER

 

June 08, 2020 — Sabrina Cabrera Rivera

Comments

L.Rivera

L.Rivera said:

Good information.

Delmaris Rivera

Delmaris Rivera said:

Thanks!!!

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