Yo Soy Blacktina - Dr. Clara Marcela Mosquera-Lopez
Afro-Latina Scientist Dr. Clara Marcela Mosquera-Lopez is breaking ground in science. Read more about her dedicated work in the field of STEM... Blacktina Magazine is honored to showcase Afro-Latina Scientist Dr. Clara Marcela Mosquera-Lopez in our Yo Soy Blacktina series for her dedicated work in the field of science. Born in Quibdó, the Chocó Department of Colombia, Dr. Mosquera-Lopez was recently named the 2015 Afro Scientist of the Year (La Científica Afro del Año) by El
'The Real' Co-Host Adrienne Bailon Shuts Down The Bochinche Surrounding Her Relationship Wit
The Real co-host Adrienne Bailon is finally responding to all of the chisme surrounding her relationship with gospel artist Israel Houghton. More inside... Today on The Real, co-host Adrienne Bailon speaks out for the first time about all of the bochinche surrounding her new romantic relationship with gospel artist Israel Houghton. Last month Bailon, 32, set the rumor mill in motion when she was spotted on a romantic vacation with Houghton at the Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa in
Afro-Latina Actress Lupita Nyong’o Covers ‘Variety’s’ Annual Power of Women Issue
Afro-Latina actress Lupita Nyong’o, 33, covers Variety’s annual Power of Women issue. Find out more about her feature and this special issue... Afro-Latina actress Lupita Nyong’o, 33, covers Variety’s annual Power of Women issue. The special issue, which hits newsstands today, honors the philanthropic efforts of female industry leaders. The Oscar-winning actress is being recognized for her work with Mother Health International, which aids pregnant women and children in need.
Why You Should Never Take A Job Rejection Personally
Have you ever been rejected for a job that you really wanted? Read more to find out Julia's experience and why you should not take a rejection personally... I looked down at my phone and saw that I had an incoming call from Janet James* (*name changed for this article). Janet was the Human Resources Director at a publishing house that I so desperately wanted to work for. I was so nervous to take the call. I had no idea whether this call was going to be the good news that I wa
Five Suggestions for Afro-Latinas When Loaning Money to Family or Friends
Loaning money to family or friends can be a huge dolor de cabeza. Read on for suggestions on what to do when others try to take your kindness for weakness... Loaning money to family or friends can be a huge dolor de cabeza. I love my family, and I adore my girlfriends, but I have always made it a personal rule not to lend money because of the strain that it can place on the best of relationships. If I have the money, I just give it without expecting to ever see it again. It i
Afro-Latina Actress and Singer Tatyana Ali Debuts Baby Bump at BET's 'Black Girls Rock!'
Afro-Latina singer and actress Tatyana Ali debuted her baby bump on the red carpet at the 2016 BET Black Girls Rock! award show. Get the details inside… Little Ashley Banks from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is all grown up! Just a few days after announcing her pregnancy, and engagement, Ali debuted her baby bump on the red carpet at the 2016 BET Black Girls Rock! award show. The 37-year old Afro-Latina singer and actress presented Amandla Stenberg with the Young, Gifted and Bl
Welcome to Blacktina Magazine
Welcome to Blacktina Magazine! We’ve been M.I.A., but we are BACK! Read what our Founder and Editor-in-Chief has to say about her vision for the magazine… Hola Afro-Latinas! Welcome to Blacktina Magazine, a magazine created by an Afro-Latina for fellow Afro-Latinas. I know that we have been M.I.A. for a while, but we had to take care of some things on the backend in order to bring you a great platform. I am an Afro-Latina of Panamanian and Colombian descent. I'm Panamanian o