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That's What She Did Podcast

Nov 19, 2021

Dash Harris Machado is a Peabody-award-winning multimedia journalist and entrepreneur currently based in Panama. She is the producer of NEGRO: A docu-series about Latino Identity, a decade-long, ongoing web-based docu-series that explores AfroDiasporic identity, colonization, the historical and present-day class, and color complex, and hierarchy among Latinxs throughout the Americas. She is also the co-founder of AfroLatino Travel, a travel and community-building resource for the African Diaspora in Latin America, led by Black Latin American locals. Dash has been featured in “50 Shades of Black,” USA Today, Latina Magazine, Remezcla, Vibe, CNN, People Chica, Hip Latina, For Harriet, & The Root.

In This Episode:

  • The unexpected journey a “girls trip” to Brazil that led to founding AfroLatinx Travel
  • AfroLatinx Travel - why it was founded
  • Why using the word “Latino” when describing one’s identity can be tricky

Episode Details:

01:30 - Where did the idea of AfroLatinx Travel come from?

11:00 - It’s often the whitest person representing the country

23:00 - What did Dash experience when she founded AfroLatinx Travel?

28:00 - What legacy does Dash hope to leave using Afro Latino Travel?

33:00 - Is AfroLatinx Travel a movement?

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