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Monday, September 8, 2014

Christina Aguilera isn't Latina enough

Christina Aguilera isn't "Latina" enough because not only does she not know how to speak spanish (but recorded an Album in Spanish), she doesn't culturally identify as one.

She is half white (Christina: "I'm split right down the middle,half Irish, half Ecuadorean") and her kids and their father, unlike her fathers ethnicity, are also of Caucasian heritage.

To be proud to be a "Latina" would be to not say you are (Christina: "I should not have to prove my ethnicity to anyone. I know who I am."). A proud one is a Latina who self expresses as one.

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