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Amara La Negra & Karamo Brown Talk Colorism in the Latinx Community on ‘RTT: The Estefans’

The latest episode of Red Table Talk: The Estefans is tackling colorism in the Latinx community, and it gets deep.  The Estefans talked to Afro-Latinx singer and Dominican TV personality Amara La Negra and Queer Eye‘s Karamo Brown, who is...
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7 Afro-Latina Musicians You Need to Know Now

Johanna Ferreira
One of the reasons why the movements for body positivity, natural hair, and diversity are so important is because people – women especially – need to see images that represent their multifaceted identities. Judging by the lack of representation in...
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Amara La Negra’s Straight Hair Doesn’t Make Her Less Afro-Latina

Johanna Ferreira
I love the natural hair movement but folks within the movement could be hella judgmental, especially towards curly haired girls who choose to occasionally — or often — wear their hair straight. Afro-Latina singer Amara La Negra recently experienced the...
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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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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...
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Amara La Negra: You Don’t Need Dark Skin to Be Afro-Latina

Johanna Ferreira
Amara La Negra is more than just a talented music artist. The Dominican-American activist has become a voice for the Afro-Latino community and really wants to make a difference for disenfranchised communities. In fact, she recently got involved with the Cielo Benefit...
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7 Great Achievements Made by Afro-Latinas This Year

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
We may still be in the first half of 2018, but the following Afro-Latinas wasted no time in accomplishing big things, and making “money moves.” Francia Márquez Mina #Exclusiva#Entrevista#FranciaMarquezEntrevista a Francia Marquez Mina, sobre ataque armado en su contra.https://t.co/9Up7CZDN3D pic.twitter.com/iPlbX25w68...