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5 Afro-Latinas in Entertainment Proudly Embracing Their Black Identity

If Latinas are having a hard time getting representation in the media, you can guarantee that Afro-Latinas are facing barriers ten-fold. Afro-Latinas are often misunderstood in the entertainment industry. People have an idea of what a Latina should “look” like and in their minds, Latinas aren’t Black. Well, newsflash: Latinas come in all colors. One trip to any Latin American or Caribbean country would make that abundantly clear. Unfortunately ignorance persists, but these five dope Afro-Latinas are still repping their Blackness proudly.