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Monica Veloz, aka MonicaStyleMuse, is a YouTube beauty vlogger and Instagram star amplifying the voices of Afro-Latina women by speaking openly about her heritage. Though she’s no stranger to hateful internet comments, Monica was shocked by the number of people who accused her of being “too dark to be Dominican.” Now, she’s standing as an example to her followers that no one has the right to take your identity away from you.
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