La Vida En Black… Fernando Velasco

By MimiTVA posting from the DMV, Super Bowl Sunday February 4, 2018 Today as we watch the Super Bowl lets think the son of a Colombian man who played for the Carolina Panther’s in Super Bowl numero 50. Velasco’s work ethic is a lesson instilled by his grandfather. Velasco credits this work ethic to have been inContinue reading “La Vida En Black… Fernando Velasco”

LaVidaEnBlack History Afro-Latinos in Football

It’s important to know who we are, from whom and where we were formed… by telling the stories ourselves, we see an example of how to live, how to inspire and how to honor our ancestors, Aguanile, Mai, Mai… Posting from the DMV, February 6, 2016 Victor Cruz the salsa dancing wide receiver for the Giants isContinue reading “LaVidaEnBlack History Afro-Latinos in Football”

Me Gritarron Negra!!!!

This La Vida En Black History Month message is so nice I had to do it twice… This story goes deep into the heart of Peruvian culture with the Heroine of Black Peru; Victoria Eugenia Santa Cruz Gamarra, a much celebrated poet, composer, choreographer, designer, + an exponent of Afro-Peruvian art. The daughter of writerContinue reading “Me Gritarron Negra!!!!”

La Vida In Black History on MLK…

MIMITVA on… His words will remain timeless much like Jose Marti , Nelson Mandela, Mahatma Ghandi, President Barack Obama. The thought that words like Freedom, Liberty, Belief in Humanity never go out of style also remain true. As it relates to Latinos, Dr. King met with Roberto Clemente, and had much correspondence with the SecretaryContinue reading “La Vida In Black History on MLK…”

LaVidaEnBlack History Month 

It’s important to know who we are, from whom and where we were formed… by telling the stories ourselves, we see an example of how to live, how to inspire and how to honor our ancestors, Aguanile, Mai, Mai… Posting from the DMV, February 1, 2016 MimiTVA commits to post about different Afro-Descendants throughout Black HistoryContinue reading “LaVidaEnBlack History Month “

Alex Cuba’s Holistic Healer Music

MimiTVA reccommends… Alexis Puentes better known as Alex Cuba constructs the type of music that is just like a potato chip or in my case a plantain chip, you can’t just listen once!  You become obsessed with the good way his songs make you feel, the taste of his lyrics on your lips they’re funContinue reading “Alex Cuba’s Holistic Healer Music”