Amara La Negra: Too Black To Be Latina? Too Latina To Be Black?

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Amara La Negra: Too Black To Be Latina? Too Latina To Be Black?

People are constantly telling Amara La Negra that she doesn’t fit anywhere. Sometimes, she’s “too black to be Latina.” Other times, she’s “too Latina to be black.” But Amara says afro-Latinas aren’t rare and they’re no cause for confusion — they’re just in dire need of more representation.