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Are you #BrownAndUnbothered? The hashtag has emerged on Twitter recently, with many Latinas and members of other minority groups tweeting messages of self-love and great pride in the melanin in their skin.

The tweets are incredibly empowering, so we reached out to a few Latinas who have used the hashtag to ask what being #BrownAndUnbothered means to them. Get to know these women as they break down the significance of these three words.

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