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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...
Culture

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,...