On this episode, we will be chatting with Crystal Roman. A native New Yorker, Crystal Roman attended New York City’s American Academy of Dramatic Arts while pursuing her Bachelor of Arts in Marketing and Management at the College of Staten Island. After graduating and frustrated with lack of roles and stereotypes as an actress Ms. Roman launched The Black Latina Movement, LLC (BLM) in 2008, providing a place in the media specifically entertainment for Afro Latinas and women who are both African American and Latina. Showing the commonalities in these women whether an Afro Latina in Columbia or a young African American and Latina young girl in Brooklyn NYC. Ms. Roman is the head Writer, Producer and Director at BLM with several critically acclaimed shows under her belt. Her catalogue consist of the nationally toured stage play Black Latina the Play, and festival premiered web series The Colors of Love. Currently she has written, co-produced, directed and co-starred in her newest film project Cecilia the Celibate a romantic comedy about a Black Latina in NYC trying to find love.