A blog by Amanda Alcantara


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Amanda Alcantara is an Afro-Latina feminist writer, multimedia journalist, and activist. She is the author of the blog Radical Latina and co-founder and editor-in-chief of La Galería Magazine, a magazine for Dominicans in the Diaspora. On Radical Latina, Amanda explores the intersections of womanhood, race and everyday life. Her work has appeared on Telesur English, The Huffington Post, Remezcla, Feministing, and El Diario. Amanda has also been featured on Latina, Cosmopolitan, Remezcla, Latin Post and other publications. She is currently working a project and master's thesis at New York University centering women who live in the border of the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Amanda has a Bachelor's from Rutgers University in Journalism and Political Science. She’s a firm believer in healing through art, building community, and in fighting for liberation. A map of the world with the South on top hangs on her wall.

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You may contact her at amanda@lagaleriamag.com 


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