Welcome to another installment of The Blackprint's POC-owned businesses vlog series. Join our culture writer Kaylhan Garcia & creative director Gaby Sosa on their journey to visit Colada Shop & Taqueria Xochi in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, here are more local D.C. restaurants to support and explore! September 15th - October 15th calls for the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. From the AFI Latin Film Festival to the ongoing bachata and salsa events, there is still time to dine. Instead of creating any kind of Latin American focused list, we have compiled a list of Latin- diverse restaurants - Mexican, Salvadoran, Peruvian, Brazilian and Cuban - that are in reasonable proximity for AU students.
Following the deadly Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots led by white supremacists, students living in the D.C. area voice concerns about the increased police and National Guard presence.
What would Congress think? If I, as a Black man, were to share my frustrations of what occurred on the floor? If they were to actually hear the pain I felt— what ached while sitting in my DC apartment, staring out of my window as sirens blared throughout the streets; streets that I know were forbidden to those who looked like me, but seemed to be owned by those in red hats and white skin. The feeling of knowing, knowing that I could not dare leave my apartment or my life would be in jeopardy. What would Congress think? What would run through their mind? While I can’t share all my frustrations, because my parents will one day read this, I will offer some here:
BY: COURA FALL
BY: FAREHA ABID
BY: DEZIMEY KUM
BY: DANIELLE GERMAIN