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promotional image of the documentary "Frida" directed by Carla Gutierrez
Poster for the documentary film "Frida"

Frida Kahlo is a pop culture icon not just in Mexico but around the world. Her multifaceted, fiercely lived existence, depicted in her deeply personal paintings, has resonated with people from all walks of life, but especially Latinas, both inside and outside of the United States.

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woman in pink tank top and white shorts

Now that the global pandemic made TikTok dances an official thing we decided to spend some (even more) time scrolling through to find the best newly minted Latina creators.

We found 7 Latina creators who are inspiring our two left feet (yes, not all Latinas were born with rhythm). Dancing, or the attempting thereof, has all kinds of added health benefits. From decreasing your blood pressure to improving your mental health, we should be dancing, like ahora mismo.

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Lido Pimienta in front of a red background.

We’ve covered Pimienta’s activist work, and we’ve even mentioned her in a couple of playlists and recommendations but what we haven’t discussed is why her work is so important to our community. Racism isn’t a new thing, but certainly, it isn’t talked about enough in the Latinx community. Her hit album Miss Colombia is like a love letter, but not so romantic, and a big fuck you to whitewashed standards.

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