The Common Misconceptions of Afro-Latinx Religions

There’s nothing to fear and everything to learn

“As an Afro-Latino growing up in Honduras, I became exposed to many misunderstandings regarding the Afro-Latinx community and Afro-Latinx culture in the United States, especially our religious experience. Teachers, parents, church, and society told us that the practices of Voodoo, , , and were considered the worship of the devil.

I grew up fearing these religions as evil practices because that fear had been embedded in…