TK Empowering Quotes from Afro-Latinas
Quotes From Afro-Latinas on Identity and Empowerment
By Janel Martinez | 07/18/2015 - 13:00

Afro-Latino visibility has come a long way.


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This Queer Black Latina & Her Trans Hubby Are Creating New Representations of Love
This Queer Black Latina & Her Trans Hubby Are Creating New Representations of Love
By Raquel Reichard | 07/12/2015 - 12:00

Kim Milan and her hubby Tiq are revolutionizing portrayals of black and transgender love.


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The 10 Best Latino & African American Collabos Ever
The 10 Best Latino & African-American Collabos, Ever
By Jesus Trivino | 02/27/2015 - 11:11

Latinos and African-Americans go together like peanut butter and jelly or better yet: rice and beans pigeon peas.


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WATCH: These Are the Things All Black Latinos Are Tired of Hearing
WATCH: These Are the Things All Black Latinos Are Tired of Hearing
By Stephanie Jerez | 02/25/2015 - 14:50

Non-Latinos act like being an Afro-Latino is the same as being a unicorn, a yeti, or worse — the chupacabra. Yes, they basically think Afro-Latinos are mythical creatues that DON'T exist!


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6 Hair Tips Every Afro-Latina Should Know!
6 Hair Tips Every Afro-Latina Should Know!
By LeAura Luciano | 09/29/2013 - 11:00

We love when Afro-Latina celebs like Esperanza Spalding and Yaya DaCosta, flaunt their natural curls. We also love the smooth sleek looks regularly rocked by Rosario Dawson and Zoe Saldana. Whether you’re embracing your curls or styling them straight there are so many questions about how to take care of your hair. So what SHOULD you know?


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Gina Torres
Happy Birthday, Gina Torres: The 20 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas on the Planet!
By Lee Hernandez | 04/25/2013 - 10:55

Although she doesn't look a day over 30, the lovely Gina Torres is turning 43 today. And what better way to honor the stunning Cubana than by naming her one of our most beautiful Afro-Latina celebs on the planet!

Gina, we love you, you're beautiful (inside and out) and we're so proud to have you representing for Latinas in Hollywood. 

Without further ado -- and in honor of Gina's cumpleaños-- we proudly present the 20 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas on the Planet. Happy birthday, Gina!


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The Best Fruit-Infused Beauty Products
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 03/28/2012 - 16:04

Spring is in the air which means flowers are blossoming, leaves are growing and it’s time to get your winter-beaten skin back into shape. Here are five fruit-infused beauty products that will surely do the trick!


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CELEB STYLE POLL: Cassie
CELEB STYLE POLL: Cassie's Edgy And Boyish Look
By Verky Arcos | 03/07/2012 - 13:16

R&B singer and model Cassie may not be well-known for her singing career just yet, but one thing that makes her stand out is her strong sense of style. Cassie always strives to look fierce on any red carpet and did just that at the Kanye West Ready-To-Wear show in Paris.


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Happy Black History Month: The 50 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!
Happy Black History Month: The 50 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!
By Lee Hernandez | 02/27/2012 - 12:59

As Black History Month comes to an end, let's take a look once more at the Afro-Latinos we named "Most Beautiful" in 2012! 

6 Afro-Latinas Who Are Changing the World!


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Unique Challenges Faced By Afro-Latinas
Negra & Beautiful: The Unique Challenges Faced By Afro-Latinas
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 01/27/2012 - 14:55

The frustrating ironies of being Afro-Latina hit Yuly Marshall with stunning regularity: At work at a Miami hospital, Hispanic patients of the Cuban-born radiology technician usually assume she’s African American, asking her, “Where did you learn to speak Spanish like that?” and expressing shock—even skepticism—that she’s really Latina. Other times, fellow Latinos will disparage African Americans in front of her with phrases like, “What can you expect from negros?” and then turn around and tell her, as if paying her a compliment, “But you’re not like that. You’re one of us.”


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