Amara La Negra on Story Behind Her Name, Dislikes ‘Woman of Color’ Term (Part 2)

Amara La Negra on Story Behind Her Name, Dislikes 'Woman of Color' Term (Part 2)

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Amara La Negra spoke to VladTV about picking up on colorism as a young child while working on the longest-running variety show in television history, Sábado Gigante. She revealed that she was the darkest girl to ever appear on the show, and Amara added that when she was 6-years-old she witnessed colorism for the first time after a comment made by the show’s hairdresser. 

During the conversation, Amara also detailed the origin behind her stage name and cleared up confusion about her birth name. To hear more, including why she’s offended by the term “woman of color,” hit the above clip.