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Johanna Ferreira

Johanna is a multimedia content creator, Latina lifestyle expert, and writer. Born and raised in Queens, she now resides in Brooklyn. Currently working as Hiplatina’s Deputy Editor, she has worked for media outlets including Latina, Vivala and Mamaslatinas, where she worked as their beauty and lifestyle writer and producer. When she’s not creating content or editing stories, she’s organizing and hosting events and panels throughout NYC that aim to bring awareness and empowerment to women in the community. 

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019: 15 Gifts for the Girl Boss Aries

Fun, free-spirited, and fiercely independent, Aries tend to be creative, passionate, and energetic leaders who like to follow their dreams…

The First Trailer for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In The Heights’ Drops

We’ve been waiting months for the long-awaited trailer for In The Heights, the first screen adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical…

Miss Universe Celebrates Its First Openly Gay Contestant and It’s About Time

Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi, was crowned 2019’s Miss Universe and it was a major win for dark-skinned black girls…

Cory Booker Is Bringing The Crown Act to Congress to End Hair Discrimination Nationwide

Black people have been facing hair discrimination in the states for centuries — black women especially. To be told that…

Why the natural hair movement matters HipLatina

14 Ways to Keep Curls Healthy and Bouncy When It’s Really Really Cold Outside

It took me literally years to get my curls back to life after so much heat-styling. I have never felt…

All Salons Should Be Able to Style Textured Hair

The decriminalization of black hair is something that has existed for centuries. In fact, it’s only been as recent as…

Lin-Manuel Miranda Has Been Preparing His Whole Life to Direct ‘Tick,Tick… Boom!’

Lin-Manuel Miranda has been doing the most these days — but we mean that in the best way possible. Things…

Santa Clarita Mass Shooting Proves Things Won’t Change Until Gun Laws Are Changed

The United States has seen many mass shootings, especially in recent years. In fact, this year it felt as if…

Jennifer Lopez Gets Real About a Director Requesting to See Her Topless Off Set

Jennifer Lopez joined Scarlett Johansson, Laura Dern, Renée Zellweger, Lupita Nyong’o, and Awkwafina for the Oscar Actress Roundtable and opened…

T.I. Virginity Testing His Daughter Is Violence Against Women

Rapper T.I. has gone under serious fire after revealing that he goes with his 18-year-old daughter Devjah to her annual…

Puerto Rico to release death toll hiplatina

Woman Shows Up to Work as Homeless Hurricane María Survivor for Halloween and it’s Disgusting

Just when we thought we’ve seen it all when it comes to offensive, idiotic and distasteful Halloween costumes, a new…

Why Understanding the Difference Between Racism and Prejudice Is Important

According to a 2016 Pew Research Center Study conducted before Trump became president, nearly 40 percent of white Americans believe…

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