*In the hit film Avatar, Zoe Saldana is the color blue. No sooner than the film, premiered the world wanted to know more about the lead female warrior character in the James Cameron film. People are learning that the talented actress, Saldana is Afro-Latina.
Born and reared in the United States until she was 10 years old, her multi-cultural heritage includes her father being of Domincan descent and her mother Puerto Rican. She lived in the Dominican Republic until age 17.
Believe it or not, some parts of the world are not aware of the Afro Latino or the identity of the Latino image bearing Black skin too. It is great that Zoe’s success is shedding more light on culture.
She embraces her physical identity as Black and her culture as Latin. She never let Hollywood’s typical ideal leading lady concept be a hurdle for her. She has simply jumped over the hurdles.
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