Dear Latinx Celebrities: You Don’t Need to be Anti-Black to Be Pro-Latinx

Eva Longoria, actress, activist, and Co-Founder of Latino Victory, speaks before Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden as they participate in a Hispanic Heritage Month event at the Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida on September 15, 2020. (Photo by JIM WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Eva Longoria joined the growing list of Latinx celebrities called out for anti-Blackness after undermining the vital role Black women voters and community leaders played in the presidential election during an MSNBC interview. Despite Black women having a 20 percent higher voting rate for Biden, even turning Georgia blue for the first time in nearly 30 years thanks to former gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, Longoria called Latinas “the real heroines” of the Democrats’ win. The…

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