The Best Nude Lipsticks for Afro-Latinas
The 10 Best Nude Lipsticks for Afro-Latinas
By Chantel Morel | 08/05/2016 - 15:10

A good nude lip is an essential in every chica's beauty look. However, for those with darker complexions, the selections can be a bit scarce.


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Deputy Editor Jada Gomez Talks Afro-Latina Identity
How Afro-Latinidad is Perceived in Our Community
By Barbara Gonzalez | 07/08/2016 - 10:34

Our very own digital deputy editor, Jada Gomez, was featured on the Roland S.


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Evelyn Alvarez
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Evelyn Alvarez
By Raquel Reichard | 03/23/2016 - 17:06

With red lipstick, a glorious ‘fro and fierceness for days, this week’s #WCW Evelyn Alvarez is simultaneously crushin


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Afro-Latinos Rock Natural Hair: "[My hair] is my fingerprint to the world"
Afro-Latinos Rock Natural Hair: "[My Hair] is my Fingerprint to the World"
By Geraldine Estevez | 03/16/2016 - 09:13

One thing about Latinos we can all agree on is that we're all different, and so is our hair. In this Flama original video, Afro-Latinos discuss managing their natural locks.


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Language Lesson: The African Origins of Some Spanish and Portuguese Words
Language Lesson: The African Origins of Some Spanish and Portuguese Words
By Raquel Reichard | 02/09/2016 - 14:28

This article originally appeared in Latina magazine's February 2016 issue.


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Meet the Latina Fighting Mass Incarceration Through Music, Taina Asili
Meet the Latina Fighting Mass Incarceration Through Music, Taína Asili
By Raquel Reichard | 01/25/2016 - 13:25

Taína Asili brings the same resistance rooted in the Afro-Caribbean rhythms she fuses to create music that calls for an end to mass incarceration.


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10 Afro-Latina Anthems You Need to Hear
10 Afro-Latina Anthems You Need to Hear
By Raquel Reichard | 01/22/2016 - 17:13

Music can empower, strengthen and rebuild us, and sometimes, that’s just what we need to apply for a job, say “deuces” to a toxic relationship or just get up in the morning.


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The True Meaning Behind The Natural Hair Movement
The True Meaning Behind the Natural Hair Movement
By Chantel Morel | 01/07/2016 - 15:39

“How could you be light skin with blue eyes and have bad hair?” a boy asked me in high school. He didn’t know, but that question that left me still and embarrassed was one I had wondered about, too.


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10 Examples of Light Skin Privilege in the Latino Community
11 Examples of Light Skin Privilege in the Latino Community
By Raquel Reichard | 12/21/2015 - 17:00

While terms like “Latino” and “Hispanic” aim to lump people of Latin American and Spanish Caribbean descent together, many of us are of different racial, national, language, cultural and historical identities, m


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Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Bianca Laureano
Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Bianca Laureano
By Raquel Reichard | 11/18/2015 - 18:10

What do police violence, gender nonconformity, pleasure and sexual education have in common?


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