For centuries, Afro-Latinx faiths have been misunderstood and slandered as “demonic practices”

A Cuban Santera, a priest of the Afro-Cuban Santeria religion, walks past a line of people to pay tribute and to write in the condolence book for late Eusebio Leal, Havanas historian. Photo: Sven Creutzmann/Mambo photo/Getty Images

As an Afro-Latino growing up in Honduras, I became exposed to many misunderstandings regarding the Afro-Latinx community and Afro-Latinx culture in the United States, especially our religious experience. …

Ernesto Gamboa Project

Orlando J. Addison is the Founder The Ernesto Gamboa Project, an initiative aiming to improve visibility for Afro-Latinos— visit www.thegamboaproject.com .

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