Miriam Jiménez Román with husband/co-editor Juan Flores in 2010

Miriam Jiménez Román with husband/co-editor Juan Flores in 2010

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Miriam Jiménez Román, Afro-Latinx activist, dies at 69

Tributes poured in over the weekend after it was learned that Miriam Jiménez Román, a major figure in the current Afro-Latinx studies movement, passed on the afternoon of Aug. 6