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San Francisco Afro-Latinx community celebrates Black History Month by sharing its pride, struggles - El Tecolote
As Olivia Peña came up to the mic-amid the volumes of books and among the storytellers at Adobe Books-it seemed obvious that she was right where she belonged. It was as if she was one of the books taking its rightful place in its nook of shelves.
Marisol Catchings is a Black Chicana artist born and raised in San Francisco and the founder of Azteca Negra . Azteca Negra is a culturally-conscious line of textiles, handcrafted jewelry, accessories, and novelty pieces that was founded in 2013 after Catchings was let go from her 9-to-5 data analysis job.
At this point in time on the calendar year, there are a few tell-tale signs that the holiday season is in full effect. The local Trader Joe's has all sorts of seasonally themed cookies that are perfect for gifting (though we don't blame you if you gift them to yourself).
Marisol Catchings-Frank I am a well-balanced Gemini. I am from the SF Bay Area, where we say hella say "hella". I was put on the Earth as an artist and healer. Presently, the way in which I can impact community the most is through entrepreneurship. I have two businesses, Azteca Negra and Just BE .
No shade, just facts. Let's not forget about the rich history of the African diaspora in Latin America, as well and our Afro-Latinx hermanxs we need to support in every way we can. From Puerto Rican mofongo to colorful, printed head wraps, African traditions have played a vital role in inspiring the food, clothing, arts, and music we grew up on and still love today.
It was about a year ago - on her first trip to Nicaragua - that 26-year-old Brittany Chávez began to call herself Afro-Latinx. "Growing up, I always had identity issues," she told me. "I have the dark complexion. I was always asked if I was mixed with black.