In honor of Black history month, we are sharing with you 9 celebrities you probably didn’t know are Afro-Latinx.
Tatyana Ali is a actress and singer, most recognized for her role as Ashley Banks in the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Her mother is from Panama and her father is from Trinidad.
You might recognize this puerto rican actress from films like Rita Moreno or I like it like that. Today she is most commonly seen the tv show Dexter, she plays Captain Maria Laguerta.
Is an American actress, producer, singer, comic book writer, and political activist. Her film roles include Men in Black 2, Seven pounds, Unstoppable, and Top five. Currently she plays Claire Temple in five Marvel/Netflix series. Her mother is of Puerto Rican and Cuban descent.
She is half dominican and half puerto rican, she has played in movies like James Cameron’s Avatar, Colombiana, Star Trek into Darkness, and Guardians of the Galaxy, just to name a few.
Like Christina Milian said Latinos come in all colors and shades, it is important we recognize that and embrace the heritage that each one brings.