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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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Jarina De Marco Addresses “Identity Crisis” Backlash and the Importance of Allyship

Colorism is a problem that continues to exist within brown and black communities and we’re living in a time where…

The NY Times’ 1619 Project Examines the Legacy of Slavery in America

We can’t talk about the political landscape in America without acknowledging how our history with slavery has contributed to it….

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PDT Mural Project at the Border Shows the Real Faces of Deportation

ICE raids and deportation has been on the minds of many Latinos living in the states lately — especially those…

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Univison Is Airing the First Novela to Star a Gay Couple in Lead Roles

Univison is about to make history. Their latest telenovela, El corazón nunca se equivoca stars a gay couple in lead…

Kamala Harris Isn’t “Overconfident,” She’s Running for President

Wednesday night’s Democratic debate got a lot of folks worked up, including Grey Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo who took to…

Julia Alvarez’s New Novel ‘Afterlife’ Touches on the Immigrant Experience

I’ve been a big fan of Dominican writer Julia Alvarez ever since I read her book, In The Time of…

Rosalía Being Referred to as Latinx Touches on Who Gets to Claim Latinidad

For as long I’ve been hearing people use terms like Latina, Latino, or Latinx, there’s always been this constant back…

5 Hair Gels That Won’t Leave Your Curls Crunchy or Dry

Finding a hair gel that leaves my curls perfectly defined without the crunch or dryness has always been a challenge…

8 Latina-Owned Lipsticks Giving Us Hot Girl Summer Vibes

Unless you’re a hardcore lipstick lover like myself, chances are you didn’t even know National Lipstick Day was a thing…

I Used to Be Ashamed of Rocking My Doobie in Public

Cultural appropriation is always frustrating, especially when it involves a white woman making bank off of styles worn by women…

Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie Becomes Marvel’s First LGBTQ+ Superhero

Afro-Latina actress Tessa Thompson has been pretty open about her sexuality. Last year she came out as bisexual and set…

7 Latina-Owned Curly Hair Products You Need to Try Right Now

It’s been almost eight months since I last wore my hair straight. I haven’t allowed a single heat-styling tool to…

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