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12 Afro-Latinx Street Style Stars That Will Bless Your Instagram Feed

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We hope you’re logged onto your Instagram account because we have a list of Afro-Latinas that are killing the fashion game on the platform. You will want to follow them all like, yesterday because these women will give you outfit...
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Miss Rizos Is Encouraging Curly Haired Latinas To Take Up Space

HipLatina
Carolina Contreras is an unstoppable force in the curly community—for Latinas especially. The founder of Miss Rizos Salon—one of the first hair salons specifically catered to naturally curly hair in Santo Domingo—is a business woman, a curl expert, an entrepreneur,...
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8 Latin American-Centered Films Directed by Black Women

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It’s no secret, the film industry isn’t diverse. From the directors and producers to the characters (with speaking roles) and costume designers, it’s evident in all aspects of the filmmaking process that representation isn’t at the forefront of creation for...
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I Am Proof That Brown-Skinned Latinas Can Get Rosacea Too

Johanna Ferreira
Redness on the skin doesn’t necessarily mean there’s a problem. I’ve met folks with naturally red or pinkish skin tones. But redness on a Latina woman with a naturally tan/caramel complexion — is straight up confusing. I’m tan enough to...
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5 Afro-Latinas in Entertainment Proudly Embracing Their Black Identity

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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...
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The Rise in Latina-Owned Feminist Bookstores Is More Important Than Ever

Johanna Ferreira
Small bookshops have been a dying business in the states, especially in big cities like NYC thanks to Barnes & Nobles and Amazon.com. But it seems that the number of feminist, Latina-owned independent bookstores is slowly growing and the timing...
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Afro-Latina Amara La Negra Was Discouraged From Dating Black Men

Johanna Ferreira
If you grew up in a Latino household, chances are you’ve heard the incredibly racist phrase: “mejorar la raza,” which means to “better or improve the race.” The phrase which is commonly used in Latin American countries implies marrying or...