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FRESH FACE: YBF Model Joan Smalls Nabs Estée Lauder Contract

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Who's Joan Smalls? A YBF chic who is burning up the catwalks of the fashion industry.  Find out what major cosmetics contract Joan just landed inside...

 

Estee Lauder has added Puerto Rican/African American beauty Joan Smalls, 21, to their lineup of global spokesmodels.  Aerin Lauder, senior vice president and creative director at Estée Lauder, praised her saying,

"Joan's smile, warmth and positive energy are perfect for the Estée Lauder brand. She is a great addition to our global faces."

Joan has been modeling since 2007 after arriving in New York from Puerto Rico. Since then, the now IMG signed model has been in shows for Tom Ford (his private and exclusive show for his new womenswear this year), Marc Jacobs, Prada, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton.  And modeled for clients like Gap, Burberry, DVF, and more.  Earlier this year she told W Magazine that she went into modeling to "... achieve a better living for my family and me."

She's also been named the "breakout star" this year by the modeling industry. Love seeing more color pushed to the front of the runways. 

 


 

We'll be seeing a lot more of this fab chick.

 

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favour200's picture

I am really disappointed in a

I am really disappointed in a lot of the comments that I have read on here about this beautiful girl. I am even more disappointed that people cannot seem to get past this race and color issue. There are so many more important things in this world than this. First of all I want to congratulate Joan Smalls. When I first saw her I was blown away by her beauty. I could definitely relate to her and it is almost like I saw a little bit of myself in her. I am African American by the way. She is not just a beautiful model she is a role model for women of all colors and all ethnicities and all nationalites. It does not matter what she is to me. I am sure she feels the same way and ill even bet money on it that she enjoys representing from people of the darkest hue all the way to people who have the fairest skin. Im sure She would represent people from Puerto rico, carribean, and Americans of african descent because there is something about her exotic beauty that resembles a piece of all of us. Keep doing your thang Joan and let the haters hate!!!!!!!!!!!!
lesteflu's picture

This is so sad to see the

This is so sad to see the negative comments on the website Joan Smalls has finally made it to the modeling status where she is getting her own checks...she can finally pay off her school loans (if she had any) because she is a graduate from college, and she is going to be the face a Internationally known Beauty companies, which most models will never even come close to, let alone walk the shows she has done. Instead of celebrating we have people debating if she is hispanic/latino or not. Having met her she is of Puerto Rican descent and if the ignorant people would travel they would know that Puerto Rico has people there that are all shades o colors.
Trevor's picture

Her father is full black from

Her father is full black from st thomas. I've met him in person.
Anonymous's picture

Her father is full black from

Her father is full black from st thomas. I've met him in person.
Anonymous's picture

Her father is full black from

Her father is full black from st thomas. I've met him in person.
Anonymous's picture

Her father is full black from

Her father is full black from st thomas. I've met him in person.
Anonymous's picture

Joan deserves where she is .

Joan deserves where she is . To me she is one of the most beautiful model around. I wish nothing but the best for her!
jane smith's picture

I can believe that she say

I can believe that she say she s 22!!!!!She look so much older at list 25!!Cmon don t lie Joan!
io's picture

The age is not an issue here,

The age is not an issue here, she can be 18, 21, 25 years old,etc, the important thing here is that this young lady is well spoken, has the charisma and personality.
jane smith's picture

Ummmm, I believe she is like

Ummmm, I believe she is like the post said: Puerto Rican & African American....people there is a whole race of these folks in NYC & Philly lol there's a difference b/n being a Black Puerto Rican or Black Domincan that simply means you are from the islands and are of the Black race...Joan is a bit different from LaLa...one of her parents is probably African American where as both of LaLa's parents are Black Puerto Ricans...there's a difference!!!!....get a clue folks!!!!!
Black_Boricua79's picture

Belief and perception do not

Belief and perception do not equal fact. Ms. Smalls began modeling "in 2007 shortly after arriving from her native Puerto Rico. She was born and raised in her native town of Hatillo of FULL Puerto Rican parentage. A fashion magazine or blog that does not properly fact-check or one that spins facts to its own ends does not make her something she is not. Get a clue!
Ren's picture

Belief and perception do not

Belief and perception do not equal fact. Ms. Smalls began modeling "in 2007 shortly after arriving from her native Puerto Rico. She was born and raised in her native town of Hatillo of FULL Puerto Rican parentage. A fashion magazine or blog that does not properly fact-check or one that spins facts to its own ends does not make her something she is not. Get a clue!
Ren's picture

Joan was born and raised in

Joan was born and raised in her hometown of Hatillo, Puerto Rico of full black Puerto Rican parentage on both sides. No percentage of African-Americans for you wishful revisionists and those of you who think there are no black Latinos, even though there are more black people in Latin America than in the United States. Get a clue!!!
Ren's picture

I will never understand two

I will never understand two things. 1) The need of some people, including some African-Americans, to attempt to erase the ethnicity of ANY black person who happens to be NOT specifically African-Amercian, and 2) After over 100 years of Caribbean Latino presence in the U.S., how some Latinos are as misinformed about who they are as are both white and black Americans. Ms. Smalls is 100% Puerto Rican. She happens to be black as are many Puerto Ricans and many Latin-Americans of other nationalities. For those of you who are historically-challenged, don't be misled by her last name. Not all Puerto Ricans -- and not all Latinos for that matter -- have Spanish surnames. The article got it wrong. She is a black Puerto Rican woman, not at all African-American. Do your research idiots!
Ren's picture

The only RIGHT LATINA is a

The only RIGHT LATINA is a WHITE LATINA. NOT BROWN NOT BLACK, ONLY WHITE...SORRY GIRLS.
WHITE LATINA's picture

Chances are that you have

Chances are that you have blk/african in you genes "white" latina. most hispanic races do.
smh's picture

This is what you've come on

This is what you've come on the site to say? You're a dumb b*tch!!!
Happy Lady's picture

What is wrong with this

What is wrong with this society I wish some of you would just listen to yourselves you sound so ignorant. Who cares if she is dark skin Latina or a light skin black or everything in between yall are missing the point. This was post celebrating the fact that another WOMAN OF COLOR like most of yall on here is being catapulted to success in a typical all white industry... Goodness get a grip on realty don't u understand all that silly light and dark debate is only among our "people of color" White people in power see us all the same NOT WHITE! So get over ur self hate and start embracing our different shades.
Selfmade's picture

I'm glad I read your comment

I'm glad I read your comment so I won't bother to scroll down and read the rest of this NONSENSE. You hit the nail on the head with your comment. Some Black folks spend so much damn time and energy obsessing over what someone is mixed with what race they are, while White folks are putting their energy into productive stuff. And like you said they see us all the same, NOT WHITE! But kudos to this fab model of color!!
Sassy Lady's picture

another race debate..ugh!!

another race debate..ugh!! grow up fools, we all gonna die one day, from dust to dust. u think ure better, show me, try living forever.
Anonymous's picture

another race debate..ugh!!

another race debate..ugh!! grow up fools, we all gonna die one day, from dust to dust. u think ure better, show me, try living forever.
Anonymous's picture

another race debate..ugh!!

another race debate..ugh!! grow up fools, we all gonna die one day, from dust to dust. u think ure better, show me, try living forever.
Anonymous's picture

another race debate..ugh!!

another race debate..ugh!! grow up fools, we all gonna die one day, from dust to dust. u think ure better, show me, try living forever.
Anonymous's picture

another race debate..ugh!!

another race debate..ugh!! grow up fools, we all gonna die one day, from dust to dust. u think ure better, show me, try living forever.
Anonymous's picture

Poor girl, not a drop of

Poor girl, not a drop of Spanish in her at all. The only exotic Latina women are white there is nothing exotic or alluring about you Lala Vasquez types. Sorry but it's the truth.
Palest Latina's picture

Are you and white latina,

Are you and white latina, thing 1 and thing 2 or dumb and dumber? do you hate yourself so much you have to call yourself "white" to feel better about yourself. guess what, you're still a minority. This site is called YOUNG, BLACK, and FABULOUS..ignorant outsiders don't need to comment.
Anonymous's picture

well honey I am a dark skin

well honey I am a dark skin latina and when i walk in a room full of other light latinas everyone turns their head and says how beautiful and exotic I am. White latinas look like regular white girls while tan and dark skin latinas look exotic and wonderfully mixed. Sorry but it's the truth. P.S I embraced all colors in the latino rainbow (my father is a "white" latino while my mom is a "black" latina)Shame on you for being so closed minded
Anonymous's picture

The only ones making nasty

The only ones making nasty comments are the white Latinos who don't even think you dark skinned Hispanics are latino so you need to hate on the right people. And there is nothing exotic about Joan she looks like a regular chick. Sounds like you are angry that you're not white.
Helen's picture

its a shame that whenever i

its a shame that whenever i see a post about a dark skin latino like zoe saldana or lala, the comments turn from positive to negative and ignorant and it always turns to race. Whats wrong with you people. I am a dark skin latina and sometime African american woman make me so mad!. Yes i know i have African blood in me, yes i know that i am "black", but the word black in this country is synonyms with African American which i am not. Most of the time i feel like yall are jealous. Alot of time dark skin latinas seem more exotic looking because most of us are very mixed. We many times have a different grain of hair and "finer" features and this seems to bother alot of African American woman because your men might look at us and ignore you. I know i sound harsh but i get so upset with black women. This girl is beautiful. Lets just be happy that there is a woman of color who is successful. shame on all of you who have any thing negative to say about this beautiful girls success
Anonymous's picture

to the dark skin latino who

to the dark skin latino who is so mad at the black women,first of all do you know all black women??how could you dare to even type that??the only reason why you feel that black women are jealous is because you have some insecurities about yourself!!black women are beautiful!!! have you ever watched the bet awards honey??black women will drop your jaw,get your life together and just maybe youll find beauty in yourself...........stupid!
yolanda's picture

I never said black woman

I never said black woman weren't beautiful. All I said was that sometimes the disdain that SOME black woman have on dark skin latinas is dumb and its only further confirmed when i read the majority of these comments and other comments on other post that included dark skinn latinas such as Zoe Saldana. Furthermore what does my knowledge of another woman jealousy have to do with me being insecure? My comment was not meant to insult any body but that has just been my experiance with many black woman ( not all, but many)...sorry but that just my opinion.
Anonymous's picture

don't flatter urself dark

don't flatter urself dark latina ....ur men find white women more attractive....why are you on this site go to latina.com
Anonymous's picture

Cute girl, she really has the

Cute girl, she really has the right body to be a model.
Danica's picture

Too bad she has such coarse

Too bad she has such coarse Puerto Ricans features with the big nose, big rubbery lips, fake chemically straightened hair and dark skin. She has no aquiline features on her face as far as I can tell. She doesn't even come close to what society considers a White Latina.
Pale Boricuas's picture

WHAT! of course she is not a

WHAT! of course she is not a white latina...what are you getting at here?
Anonymous's picture

Loves it!

Loves it!
VeryOpinionated's picture

Italy, France, Portugal are

Italy, France, Portugal are all Europeans in every conceivable way. Race, culture, history. They are nothing like the people in this country who claim to be Latino such as the Ricans and D.R's.
White Latina's picture

Keep your essay to yourself

Keep your essay to yourself real Latinos know who they are and real Latinos are white descendants of white Spaniards. Real Latinos are not descendant from African and Indian slaves, only the Puertoricans, who are desperate to be considered White Latino though they are not. Americans have made this stupid term all encompassing when it is not! They think they can call anyone with a slave surname Latino regardless of their race and color, but they are wrong. Real Latinos are offended greatly when Puerttos and D.R's refer to themselves as Latino! I despise them on all counts.
White Latina's picture

being white has nothing to do

being white has nothing to do with being latino. Latino is nothing but a word that describes people of latin america ( i.e spanish speaking america, including the caribbean). Most people native of spanish speaking america are mixed with African because of the slave trade to the americas, this is especially true in the Caribbean. Chances are you have african in you somewhere....cry about it
Anonymous's picture

I can't believe some of you

I can't believe some of you are posting negative comments on this girl acheivements. Who is the person who wants us to know they are educated by posting a history on nationality. Please take your medication to calm down your anger. Some of you are angry for no reason and this girl is about to make millions to help her family. Congrats Joan!!
Anonymous's picture

I didn't realized Americans

I didn't realized Americans were so ignorant.African slaves were sent through-out the Americas and being Puerto Rican,Cuban etc.. is a Nationality not a race. Latino & Hispanic? It’s Time to Rethink these Terms! Michael Grande - 7/5/2005 The words Latino and Hispanic have been so carelessly thrown around, used to label individuals, taken advantage of by some of the popular media (ie: Latin Grammy’s, AOL Latino, and the Hispanic Heritage Awards), and even used by some unknowing people as a tool to define their heritage. Yet do we really know what these words mean? There are over 25 countries where Spanish is either the official, or a commonly spoken language (including areas of the world that people don’t often associate with Spanish, like Andorra or the Philippines), and Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world. Additionally there are myriad regional dialects; some examples are the original Castilian Spanish of Spain (directly descended from the Latin language), Argentinean Spanish with its distinctive Italian flair, and Mexican Spanish with its characteristic blend of indigenous (Native American) words. There is no “typical” skin color for Spanish speakers - they range from the lightest whites to Mediterranean breeds, from those of Indian (Native Central/South American and Caribbean) heritage to black. All of the Spanish-speaking countries have their own unique peoples and their own distinctive cultures – they cannot be broadly and irresponsibly categorized into a “Latino” grouping. It is entirely imprecise to use such broad, vague, inaccurate terminology to categorize people based upon their language (whatever dialect it may be). Oddly enough, the term “Latino(a)” is never (or rarely) used in the USA to refer to Western Europeans such as Spaniards and Italians, when in fact the original Latin cultures lie within Italy, Spain, Portugal, Romania, Andorra, and France. Furthermore, when students arrive at college or pick up a book on European history, they will find that the term Latin, when used to refer to a monolithic culture, will speak of the Ancient Roman society, which is contrary to the ambiguous terminology employed by American media. The term Latin America first came into use in the late 1860’s and was used to describe the French presence in Mexico. This term was later shortened to refer to people from “Latin American” countries; thus solidifying the American misperception of the term. I have many Spanish-speaking friends, all of whom hail from different countries. My ex-college Professor is from Argentina and has almost nothing culturally in common with my friend from Mexico. As a matter of fact they too hate the use of the term Latino; they demand to be referred to according to their country of heritage, and rightly so! Furthermore, the terms Latino and Hispanic have been irresponsibly used as a “minority labeling system.” I find this to be even more reckless because any and all racism boils down to that which it always has: color. Another of my friends hails from Chile and has red hair and blue eyes, but according to popular media, a job application, or a government form, she is Latina or Hispanic, two terms that she earnestly hates because they pay no credence to her unique culture. Somehow I don’t think she was the minority prototype that they were looking for, but possibly that’s because the terminology is so rampantly and incorrectly used. Racism is despicable in any form, but if these silly questions are still going to be asked on government forms and job applications then they should address that which is truly in question: race. Anyone who hails from Central/South America or the Caribbean who is dark-skinned is likely to be either in part or fully of Indian heritage. Instead of making tons of superfluous categories on forms, why not just leave two boxes: Native American (North/Central/South/Caribbean) and African American? The other day I heard someone say, “Did you know that Latinos constitute the second largest minority population in America?” I thought to myself, “This is ridiculous.” Nobody needs to be forced into an inappropriate minority mentality; how has American cultural ignorance become so pervasive? Who are the minorities? The indigenous (native) population or the mestizo (mixed) population? Who exactly does this refer to? It’s so confusing. I am 100% Italian American. I speak both Spanish and Italian fluently. Since Italy is the patriarch of the Latin Culture, am I a minority too? This has become a very perplexing issue indeed. In Western Europe the term Latin(o)(a) is commonly used to refer the cultures of Italy, Spain, Portugal, Romania, and France. Additionally Europeans are shocked at how the term is used in America and who the term has been used to label. The term Latino(a) refers to the Latin culture, a culture that originally flourished in Italy during Roman times. It was during that time that the Romans spread the Latin language throughout Western Europe; the language then morphed into the modern Romance Languages such as Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. In essence, the Italians are the original Latinos, and the only people who should be termed “Latino(a)” are those whose ancestry stems from Western Europe or those who have strong cultural ties to Latin Culture. Why would someone so irresponsibly refer to an indigenous Mexican as “Latino” when he has his own ancient, Pre-Columbian Heritage, ie: Aztec, or Mayan? Why would someone use the term to refer to someone of indigenous Peruvian heritage when he has his own Incan heritage? Why would someone label an indigenous-blooded Puerto Rican as “Latino” when his bloodline lies with the Borinquen Indians? People need to wake up and get educated on this issue. How many North Americans would like to be referred to as “Norths” or “Anglos” based upon our geographical location or our mother tongue? I for one, would not! The spread of such inaccurate terminology only helps to perpetuate myths that prevail in our society. Cultural ignorance seems to be a popular phenomenon in the U.S.A. Americans do not have the right to irresponsibly use terminology that attempts to alter history. We have the resources to become culturally educated; let’s use them and begin to express our heritage by country, not vague, “media and commerce friendly” generalities. If indeed we chose to speak of “Latinos,” using such a generalist quip, a quick reference term for all those who trace their roots to Latin America., then we should include the maternal Latin countries in that group: Italy, Spain, Portugal, even France. There is a pervasive Latin cultural flow that began in those countries and spread to Latin America. Latinos wouldn’t be “Latinoamericano” without the Europeans. Since the word “Hispanic” originally came from Spain as an adjective for linguistic purposes and is derived from the Roman name for their prized province “Hispania,” I guess we should look at England’s Roman name – “Britannia.” It appears then, according to Hispanic rhetoric that all speakers of English, regardless of culture, race, ethnicity, or geography should be called “Britannic.” So from India to America – I guess I should now present the list of BRITANNICS…. I think you’ll begin to see for yourself just how silly the modern-day, American usage of the words Hispanic and Latino has become… The English-speaking Countries: • Antigua & Barbuda • Australia • Bahamas,The • Bangladesh • Barbados • Belize • Bermuda • Botswana • Brunei • Cameroon • Canada • Cayman Islands • Dominica • Fiji • Gambia,The • Ghana • Gibraltar • India • Ireland • Jamaica • Kenya • Lesotho • Liberia • Malawi • Malta • Mauritius • New Zealand • Nigeria • Pakistan • Papua New Guinea • Philippines • Seychelles • Sierra Leone • South Africa • Sri Lanka • Swaziland • Tanzania • Trinidad and Tobago • Uganda • United Kingdom • United States • Zambia • Zimbabwe * Chart from: http://www.aneki.com/english.html Michael Grande is currently a graduate student of Literature and Culture. In addition to English, he also speaks Italian, Spanish, French and basic Latin. In the past, he's been published in Manchester Times.
Real-latinos-are-Europeans's picture

nice book.

nice book.
POLITICALLY INCORRECT's picture

I'm an African american or

I'm an African american or you may say Negro, colored person, or black. I'm not an ignorant person but I'm ignorant to the this subject on the improper use of the words "hispanic/latinos". I didn't know it was an issue and wasn't taught this in school. My question to you is......what is the race of a person from Dominican republic, Puerto rico, hati, mexico, hondurus, etc...... Is the race of these people Native American?? Ty
Anonymous's picture

Thank you Dr. Phil

Thank you Dr. Phil
Anonymous's picture

I didn't realized Americans

I didn't realized Americans were so ignorant.African slaves were sent through-out the Americas and being Puerto Rican,Cuban etc.. is a Nationality not a race. Latino & Hispanic? It’s Time to Rethink these Terms! Michael Grande - 7/5/2005 The words Latino and Hispanic have been so carelessly thrown around, used to label individuals, taken advantage of by some of the popular media (ie: Latin Grammy’s, AOL Latino, and the Hispanic Heritage Awards), and even used by some unknowing people as a tool to define their heritage. Yet do we really know what these words mean? There are over 25 countries where Spanish is either the official, or a commonly spoken language (including areas of the world that people don’t often associate with Spanish, like Andorra or the Philippines), and Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world. Additionally there are myriad regional dialects; some examples are the original Castilian Spanish of Spain (directly descended from the Latin language), Argentinean Spanish with its distinctive Italian flair, and Mexican Spanish with its characteristic blend of indigenous (Native American) words. There is no “typical” skin color for Spanish speakers - they range from the lightest whites to Mediterranean breeds, from those of Indian (Native Central/South American and Caribbean) heritage to black. All of the Spanish-speaking countries have their own unique peoples and their own distinctive cultures – they cannot be broadly and irresponsibly categorized into a “Latino” grouping. It is entirely imprecise to use such broad, vague, inaccurate terminology to categorize people based upon their language (whatever dialect it may be). Oddly enough, the term “Latino(a)” is never (or rarely) used in the USA to refer to Western Europeans such as Spaniards and Italians, when in fact the original Latin cultures lie within Italy, Spain, Portugal, Romania, Andorra, and France. Furthermore, when students arrive at college or pick up a book on European history, they will find that the term Latin, when used to refer to a monolithic culture, will speak of the Ancient Roman society, which is contrary to the ambiguous terminology employed by American media. The term Latin America first came into use in the late 1860’s and was used to describe the French presence in Mexico. This term was later shortened to refer to people from “Latin American” countries; thus solidifying the American misperception of the term. I have many Spanish-speaking friends, all of whom hail from different countries. My ex-college Professor is from Argentina and has almost nothing culturally in common with my friend from Mexico. As a matter of fact they too hate the use of the term Latino; they demand to be referred to according to their country of heritage, and rightly so! Furthermore, the terms Latino and Hispanic have been irresponsibly used as a “minority labeling system.” I find this to be even more reckless because any and all racism boils down to that which it always has: color. Another of my friends hails from Chile and has red hair and blue eyes, but according to popular media, a job application, or a government form, she is Latina or Hispanic, two terms that she earnestly hates because they pay no credence to her unique culture. Somehow I don’t think she was the minority prototype that they were looking for, but possibly that’s because the terminology is so rampantly and incorrectly used. Racism is despicable in any form, but if these silly questions are still going to be asked on government forms and job applications then they should address that which is truly in question: race. Anyone who hails from Central/South America or the Caribbean who is dark-skinned is likely to be either in part or fully of Indian heritage. Instead of making tons of superfluous categories on forms, why not just leave two boxes: Native American (North/Central/South/Caribbean) and African American? The other day I heard someone say, “Did you know that Latinos constitute the second largest minority population in America?” I thought to myself, “This is ridiculous.” Nobody needs to be forced into an inappropriate minority mentality; how has American cultural ignorance become so pervasive? Who are the minorities? The indigenous (native) population or the mestizo (mixed) population? Who exactly does this refer to? It’s so confusing. I am 100% Italian American. I speak both Spanish and Italian fluently. Since Italy is the patriarch of the Latin Culture, am I a minority too? This has become a very perplexing issue indeed. In Western Europe the term Latin(o)(a) is commonly used to refer the cultures of Italy, Spain, Portugal, Romania, and France. Additionally Europeans are shocked at how the term is used in America and who the term has been used to label. The term Latino(a) refers to the Latin culture, a culture that originally flourished in Italy during Roman times. It was during that time that the Romans spread the Latin language throughout Western Europe; the language then morphed into the modern Romance Languages such as Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and French. In essence, the Italians are the original Latinos, and the only people who should be termed “Latino(a)” are those whose ancestry stems from Western Europe or those who have strong cultural ties to Latin Culture. Why would someone so irresponsibly refer to an indigenous Mexican as “Latino” when he has his own ancient, Pre-Columbian Heritage, ie: Aztec, or Mayan? Why would someone use the term to refer to someone of indigenous Peruvian heritage when he has his own Incan heritage? Why would someone label an indigenous-blooded Puerto Rican as “Latino” when his bloodline lies with the Borinquen Indians? People need to wake up and get educated on this issue. How many North Americans would like to be referred to as “Norths” or “Anglos” based upon our geographical location or our mother tongue? I for one, would not! The spread of such inaccurate terminology only helps to perpetuate myths that prevail in our society. Cultural ignorance seems to be a popular phenomenon in the U.S.A. Americans do not have the right to irresponsibly use terminology that attempts to alter history. We have the resources to become culturally educated; let’s use them and begin to express our heritage by country, not vague, “media and commerce friendly” generalities. If indeed we chose to speak of “Latinos,” using such a generalist quip, a quick reference term for all those who trace their roots to Latin America., then we should include the maternal Latin countries in that group: Italy, Spain, Portugal, even France. There is a pervasive Latin cultural flow that began in those countries and spread to Latin America. Latinos wouldn’t be “Latinoamericano” without the Europeans. Since the word “Hispanic” originally came from Spain as an adjective for linguistic purposes and is derived from the Roman name for their prized province “Hispania,” I guess we should look at England’s Roman name – “Britannia.” It appears then, according to Hispanic rhetoric that all speakers of English, regardless of culture, race, ethnicity, or geography should be called “Britannic.” So from India to America – I guess I should now present the list of BRITANNICS…. I think you’ll begin to see for yourself just how silly the modern-day, American usage of the words Hispanic and Latino has become… The English-speaking Countries: • Antigua & Barbuda • Australia • Bahamas,The • Bangladesh • Barbados • Belize • Bermuda • Botswana • Brunei • Cameroon • Canada • Cayman Islands • Dominica • Fiji • Gambia,The • Ghana • Gibraltar • India • Ireland • Jamaica • Kenya • Lesotho • Liberia • Malawi • Malta • Mauritius • New Zealand • Nigeria • Pakistan • Papua New Guinea • Philippines • Seychelles • Sierra Leone • South Africa • Sri Lanka • Swaziland • Tanzania • Trinidad and Tobago • Uganda • United Kingdom • United States • Zambia • Zimbabwe * Chart from: http://www.aneki.com/english.html Michael Grande is currently a graduate student of Literature and Culture. In addition to English, he also speaks Italian, Spanish, French and basic Latin. In the past, he's been published in Manchester Times.
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SHUT THE FUCK UP

SHUT THE FUCK UP
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