Brittany Lauren Brock is a Master’s candidate in Latin American, Caribbean Studies, and Latino Studies at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. With her first Master’s being in Interdisciplinary Studies (Public Health, History and Cultural Studies), she wants to continue her research on Afro-Latinidad within South America, focusing  on the conversation of race and the encompassing narrative of “No hay racism porque no hay negros” that exists in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In the past, she has worked with the Oral History Project at the Vietnam Center and Archive a graduate intern, conducting interviews with Vietnam nurses and refugees from the Khmer Rouge.  Presently, she plans on conducting an Oral History Project that captures the narratives Afro-Latinas and Black women who navigate difficult spaces within the academy using the processes of testimonio, reflexión, storytelling, and autoethnography.