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. In honor of Black History Month, we're highlighting 16 celebrities with African-American roots:
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/14/2013 - 16:28
We have to send a huge congratulations to Basketball Wives LA star Gloria Govan and L.A. Clippers player Matt Barnes!
The couple took a big step over the weekend. According to People, Govan and Barnes were married on Sunday at the Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara, CA.
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!
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!
By Amaris Castillo | 12/08/2011 - 17:17
The season of VH1’s hit show Basketball Wives L.A. may be over, but there is plenty of residual buzz surrounding its stars, in particular Laura Govan.
After the show, the part-Mexican, part-black mother of four (and sister of Gloria Govan) has undergone quite a few transitions recently, such as her engagement to on-and-off-again boyfriend, NBA baller Gilbert Arenas. Govan also looks better than ever, having shed about 80 pounds to reveal a slimmer, svelte figure.
By Adriana Rivera | 11/15/2011 - 14:30
Part-Mexican VH1 Basketball Wives LA star Gloria Govan is coping with co-parenting her kids after her split from LA Lakers star Matt Barnes. In a recent interview with CelebrityBabyScoop.com, Govan shared about her very public breakup, how she’s helping her kids adjust, and what’s coming up on the season finale of her hit reality show.
By Lee Hernandez | 05/21/2010 - 10:00
Gloria Govan (wife-to-be of Orlando Magic forward Matt Barnes) is a smart, educated and opinionated young woman. But you don’t want to mess with her! Here, she tells Latina.com her side of what went down on VH1’s reality series, Basketball Diaries.
A lot of people don’t know you're part Latina. Who’s Latin in your family?
My mom is Mexican. She was born in Tijuana, Mexico and came to the U.S when she was nine.