“If you are going to say you’re Afro-Latina that means that you are Black”: Afro-Latinxs Contesting the Dilution of Afro-Latinid

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Afro-Latinidad has gained a lot of popularulty over the last number of years. However, the visibility of Afro-Latinidad does not mean that Afro-Latinxs are being listened to or that thier concerns are being meet. The increased visibility of Afro-Latinidad has actually lead to what i deem the dilution of Afro-Latinidad. In this paper, I highlight the ways Afro-Latinxs respond to the dilution of Afro-Latinidad.