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For Gina Torres, The Mission Is Afro-Latina Excellence In Her New Series ‘Pearson’

Jessica Pearson is the kind of powerhouse woman Gina Torres, the Cuban-American actress reprising the role, has taken on throughout her lengthy career.

Amara La Negra Premieres Official First Single “Insecure”

After teasing a new song over the weekend, Amara La Negra drops “Insecure.” Touted…

Brazil Erupts In Protests After Politician Marielle Franco Is Murdered

A whole nation erupts in protests, as tens of thousands take to the streets of Rio de Janeiro and other cities across Brazil to mourn the assassination of…

Radical Brazilian Politician Marielle Franco Assassinated

Radical and beloved Brazilian city council member Marielle Franco died Wednesday night (Mar. 14) alongside her driver, Anderson Pedro Gomes, during a drive-by shooting…

Dominican Author Elizabeth Acevedo’s ‘The Poet X’ An Ode To Black Latinas: Interview

Girls who never saw ourselves on bookshelves, but were still writing poems when we talked. And we’ve been called teeth-sucking, of snapping eyes, born bitter, brittle, of…

Ilia Calderon Becomes First Afro-Latina To Command A Major News Desk In The U.S.

Ilia Calderón has accomplished a major feat. The Colombian journalist became the first Afro-Latina to anchor a news desk at a major national network in the United…

Meet The Black Latina Youth Behind The Organic T-Shirt Line Dedicated To Social Change

If Kayla Robinson is any indication of where we’re headed as a people, it’s clear the future is bright and woke AF. The South Florida–based Afro-Dominicana is the…

La La Anthony Talks Battling Uniform Identity As An Afro-Latina Actress

La La Anthony’s roots in the entertainment industry are immersed in the urban sector. Often times, the sector is heavily-associated with the African American community…

Juliet “JuJu” C. On Being Afro-Cuban: “I’m Going To Rep ‘Til The Wheels Fall Off”

Juliet “JuJu” C. took to Latina recently to profess the celebration of her multifaceted Afro-Cuban skin she’s in. “Yo soy Cubana [and] I’m going to represent it until…