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Dascha Polanco Joins Dove To Mentor New York City Girls On Body Positivity

According to Dove, eight in 10 girls who dislike their physical appearance avoid social interaction or classroom participation to keep from having to do things such…

Dascha Polanco’s Fight For Incarcerated Women Of Color Is Something You Should Know

On and off screen, Dascha Polanco is steadily creating a movement for social justice issues. The actress, best known for her role as Dayanara Diaz in Netflix’s…

Dascha Polanco Honored With Her Own Day In New York City

Orange Is the New Black actress Dascha Polanco has become an influential figure in both Hollywood and the Latinx community. Now her hard work is being commemorated in…

Dascha Polanco Believes Hollywood’s Obsession With “Fake Latinas” Disallows Black Latinas

It’s been a longer road coming for Dascha Polanco. The Orange Is The New Black actress told Vivala on Monday (June 12) that she’s developed insecurities due to pressures…

Daya Hits Her Boiling Point In ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Season 5 (Teaser)

Orange is the New Black doesn’t return until June 9, but a first look at season five released on Tuesday (April 11) shows what happens moments after Daya was last seen…

Dascha Polanco And Selenis Leyva Bring Their Thespian Talents Center Stage

We were left on the edge of our seats by the time the last season of Orange is the New Black ended. With Daya raising a gun to a guard during the riot at Litchfield and…

Dascha Polanco And Rihanna Set The Internet Ablaze With This Photo

Orange is the New Black star Dascha Polanco and global pop empress Rihanna are no strangers to thirst-trapping on the World Wide Web. But what happens when the two come…

18 Latinx Creators Speak On Identity, Passion And The Pursuit Of Greatness

The last decade of U.S. history has seen Latinos on a tipping point, where the minority has increasingly become the majority. Somewhere between tragic injustice and…

Dascha Polanco’s Milkshake Brings All The Boys (And Girls) To The Yard

We’ve been loving on Dascha Polanco since her first foray into television as Dayanara “Daya” Diaz on Netflix’s Orange is the New Black. The jailbird sweetheart has since…