Celebrating Black History Month: Celebrities With African-American Roots
Celebrating Black History Month: 16 Celebrities With African-American Roots
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 02/01/2014 - 12:00

February marks the celebration of Black History Month in the United States and Canada. The annual month-long observance of African-American history first took place in 1970 at Kent State University.


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WATCH: What is it Like to Be Both 'Black and Latino'?
WATCH: What Is It Like to Be Both 'Black and Latino'?
By Jill Pankow | 02/27/2012 - 11:38

With Black History Month drawing to a close, we are questioning just what it means to be both black and Latino in today’s world, and we’re not the only ones.  People at NBC’s cable network aimed at young Latinos, mun2, took it upon themselves to get to the heart of this topic.


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The 25 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!
The 25 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!
By Lee Hernandez | 02/21/2012 - 09:52

In November, we announced our picks for the 25 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinas in Hollywood. Now it's time for the men to have their fun! In honor of Black History Month, we are proud to present the 25 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood—a dreamy group of hombres who prove that Black is beautiful!


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6 Black Latinas Making A Difference
6 Afro-Latinas Who Are Changing the World!
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 02/02/2012 - 11:48

When it comes to being valued, appreciated, or even recognized as part of the 50 million Hispanics in the country, Afro-Latinas have come a long way and still have a ways to go. Whether they are activists who work to spread awareness, business professionals blazing a trail in their field or celebs who make a difference just by being on the A-list, in honor of Black History Month we're taking a look at a few Afro-Latinas who are at the forefront of the fight.


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Black is Beautiful: A Celebration of Afro-Latinas
By Mariela Rosario | 02/11/2009 - 18:30

In honor of Black History Month, we decided to tackle a subject that comes up again and again in our community; the issue of racism. It has long caused controversy among Latinos, and it’s important to illuminate what it really means to be Afro-Latina. We will shine a spotlight on some beautiful Afro-Latinas in the process.


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