podcast episode 3: like fine silk w/ sandra manzanares


in this episode we sit down with sandra manzanares who is an afro-latina writer and director born in boston, massachusetts, to immigrants from honduras. her short film, like fine silk, has completed its festival circuit and will be online soon. we sat down with sandra to discuss her film as well as her feelings about being afro-latina in the u.s.

our conversation touches upon topics from the politics of black hair, to the african diaspora, afro-latinx representation in the media, the immigrant experience, and radical empathy.

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links to full clips we refer to in this episode:
laz alonso // amara la negra 1 , 2 // elizabeth acevedo

and be sure to check out our written editorial piece on sandra here.

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