Jennifer Lopez is facing backlash for referring to herself as a “negrita” (translated “Black girl”) from the Bronx in her new song with Maluma.
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It is surprising to her Jennifer Lopez refer to herself as Black because she has not previously identified as Afro-Latina or as having any Black ancestry. And the backlash comes amid accusations that Jennifer Lopez has appropriated the culture of Black women at her convenience throughout her career. And outright copied/stolen from Black women like Ashanti.
Check out the social media reaction to JLo calling herself a Black girl:
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