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Afro Latinos

Successful Afro-Caribbean Actors: Faizon Love & Antonio Fargas

Actor and comedian Langston Faizon Santisima (on the right) known as Faizon Love was born in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba and raised in Newark, New Jersey. Faizon is known for his roles in comedy hit movies such as “Couples Retreat”, “Elf”, “Friday”, “Made” and “ParentHood” among many others. The Afro-Cuban has also appeared on Def […]

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First Puerto Rican To Play In The Negro Leagues: Emilio “Millito” Navarro

By Efrain Nieves In the early 1900s Blacks were not allowed to play baseball with Whites due to Jim Crow laws.  Hence, Blacks formed there  own groups of teams and played across the country. In 1920 Andrew “Rube” Foster,  then a former player, helped organize the Negro league with White and Black business owners.  Emilio “Millito […]

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Five Artists We Didn’t Know Were Half Latino

This morning I came across an article titled ” The 25 Most Beautiful Afro-Latinos in Hollywood!” by latina.com. I was surprised to find out that the  five artists I am featuring are half Latino. Whether they identify themselves as Latino or not is a whole separate matter but, nonetheless, we are glad to share our Latino heritage […]

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