Check out this fascinating video about growing up Black and Latino.
The clip features remarks from celebrities like Javier Colon, Christina Milian, Soledad O’Brien and Tatyana Ali; all share reflections on the unique and sometimes maddening experience of being both Black and Latino in America.
Among the topics discussed are stereotypes and prejudices, bilingualism, straddling two cultural identities, and discrimination in Hollywood (and society at large).
It’s a very interesting and vital conversation. Check it out below:
What does it mean to be both Black and Latino?
What kinds of pressures come with straddling multiple cultural identities?
Sound off below!