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Afro-Latinos Who Rock: Zoe Saldana

Let's talk about Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana is an actress and you may have recognized her from films such as Colombiana and Guardians of the Galaxy. She was born in New Jersey. Her father is from the Dominican Republic and her mother is from Puerto Rico.

What she contributed:

- She has been named the 2015 Theatrical Fundraising Spokesperson for Brave Beginnings, which is a program that works to improve the lives of premature babies.
- She was recognized by Elle Magazine during The Women in Hollywood Awards for her outstanding achievements in film.
- Saldana is a supporter FINCA International, which offers financial services and products to small scale businesses that have been turned down by traditional banks,
Zoe Saldana speaks about her Latino heritage at the Alma Awards.
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Same! She's definitely one of my favorite Latinas :) :)
I admire her so much!!!
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