Brown girls


Digame: Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez Wants Brown Girls to Be Proud and Advocate for Themselves

Virginia Isaad
Digame is a monthly series featuring prominent Latinx leaders, activists, entrepreneurs, and public figures uplifting the community and making a difference. Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez has been writing for and about women of color for years and this year she...

‘For Brown Girls’ is an Empowering and Healing Memoir for Women of Color

Virginia Isaad
Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez is an immigrant from Nicaragua and a first-gen Vanderbilt University graduate, these identities play a huge role in her journey and in her debut book, For Brown Girls with Sharp Edges and Tender Hearts. The memoir/guide/educational...

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...