This is an anonymous survey that aims to quantify violence (physical, emotional, psychological, verbal or sexual abuse) in the lives of African Diasporic women. [Afrodescendant women in the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean] for an upcoming documentary/multi-media project. The survey is also…
Month-long access to all video shorts in the series
Month-long access to all video shorts + two-hour long documentary
Month-long access to all video shorts + two-hour long documentary + PDF Teaching Guide with contextual history and resource recommendations+ 20 minute Skype session with Dash for your class or organization
*For the educator’s option you must attend a 30-minute webinar on how to use teaching materials. Questions, concerns and feedback are welcomed during this time. Webinars will take place Wednesday, January 29th 8:30pm-9:30pm and Thursday, January 30th from 8:30pm-9:30pm. Sign up for a 30-minute slot within these timeframes.
The implications and dynamics of ‘pelo malo’ or bad hair and good hair are examined by women and men from all over the Americas and Africa. What do these terms mean? How are they interpreted and ultimately what attitudes do they reflect?
Color and African descendant identity is examined in Latin America. How are color and ‘race’ viewed in Latin America? What connections do Afrodescendants in Latin America share with Afrodescendants in the U.S.? Latinos and Afro-Americans share their stories.
Born to Panamanian and Costa Rican parents, New Yorker, Aisha talks about “playing the middle” when it came to Latino and Black Identity. Growing up in Brooklyn, NY among all Caribbean friends, she never separated the two identities although others did.
Melissa is a first generation American expat living in Colombia. She talks about growing up as a child of immigrants,perceptions imposed on her by others growing up as a “U.S. Latina” and what being Colombian in the United States means.
Women of African descent from Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa discuss the complexities of immigration, assimilation, race and ethnicity, and their relationship with the Black American community.