¡Feliz Día De La Independencia! Our 9 Favorite Dominican Celebrities

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February 27, 2014 ‐ By

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If you’re wondering why Dominicans is trending on Twitter it’s because February 27 is the day the República Dominicana celebrates its independence from Haiti in 1844. In honor of this day of celebration — and no doubt good food — we’re counting down a list of our favorite Dominican celebrities.

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  • sexyasstruth

    Honestly who cares really? Dominican can be black as tar and will proudly denounce being black. They think they are better than people. They are the dumbest that’s why they are duminican. They treat Haitians bad to this day in their country. Why are you even mentioning these people. If you go on latino gossip site they don’t say happy black history month or favorite blacks we love. Dominicans are the most sneaky, caniving, dumb and selfish ppl i live around them and cut off a few fake dominican associates off. I would trade a mexican over them anyday. Stop showing ppl love that think you are scrum and they are high class which they will never be a inch close to.

  • Guest

    eqeqweqweq qw eqwe

  • Dee

    That is a lie. Slanderous propaganda

  • Meena

    That not true

  • http://thegameonbetblog.tumblr.com/ The Game Fan

    Tristan Wilds isn’t half Irish. His mother is half Irish. Whatever that means. His daddy is black.

  • Step

    Dominicans and Haitiians have been slaughtering each other for years…doesnt make it right…but it isnt one sided…

    • Dee

      Dominicans slaughter Haitians because they are Black. Point blank and the period.

      • Step

        Your comment makes no sense…Black as in color? The island is Afro Carribean …Dominicans and Haitians are of African descent, When the slaves were dropped off they were dropped off on the island of Hispaniola. The island that Dominicans and Haitians share…

      • Or Nah

        Dominicans are Black too

  • Momma Dee Tha Q.U.E.E.N

    Tristan Wilds??!?? *gasp*

  • Val

    It’s difficult to celebrate anything Dominican considering how the DR has been treating its citizens of recent Haitian decent. With that said, I’m a Juno Diaz fan. Love his work.

    • VeryTrue

      Ain’t that the truth.

    • Dee

      I’m glad you said it!!!!!!!!!!! It’s hard to celebrate a country who not only rarely ever recognizes their african ancestry but also treats their own neighbors inhumanely. Get it together DR!

      • Step

        Thats interesting yet “you” celebrate and partake in pagan holidays with a country that kills African American youth (that don’t identify as african), incarcerate African American men at rapid rates and continuosly disrespects the enitre African American Community/ Race…Question do you celebrate/recognize your African ancestry? Your comment is judgmental. There are many Domincans that celebrate their african ancestry sorry you havent had the opportunity to meet any. How easy to point fingers and identify flaws at others…maybe because you recognize the traits in yourself…We all have flaws and ignorant folks in our race dont condemn the whole is my point

        • Dee

          Oh, I’m sorry, I didn’t know we knew one another. Please, continue telling me about these pagan holidays I celebrate

          • Step

            Nice, you disregard the rest…deflection…lol, continue telling me how much you know so much about my countries history based on what you hear from your beloved Amerikkka…gtfoh. Please enlighten your self on the history of the Espaniola before you spew your western garbage. Wow it’s real…America has “you” hatin “yourselves” and your “brethrens”…instead of hate, celebrate with us the day of our independence.

            • Dee

              First of all, se ayisien mwen ye… In other words I am Haitian. So the subject matter is closer to my heart than you would know or would ever know. I have PERSONAL accounts of the very racists and biased treatment that myself and my family have suffered at the hands of Dominicans and their government.

              So while you are busy bad mouthing America and ASSuming I don’t know what I am talking about, take a sec to let it sink in that I may actually more more than you. And al chita sou yon bagay pike, k! :-)

              • Step

                Well you more than anyone should know your history and speak truths. And though you may have suffered personal pain that shouldn’t cloud your judgement or your ability to reason.
                This is not one sided and never has been.
                And there are horrors committed against humanity not just Haitians but Dominicans as well.
                I’m not comparing my level of pain to yours because their is no measure to one’s pain but i do advise you to educate yourself and others around you and stop spreading falsehoods as to the atrocities that are being committed by BOTH Haitians and Dominicans.
                With that said: Se pou Bondye beni yo epi pwoteje ou ak fanmi ou.

                • Dee

                  I never claimed that Haitians have not committed crimes against Dominicans. What I did say is personally, as a Haitian American, I cannot support/celebrate a country that has and continues to commit egregious crimes against my people and country. That is all.

                  • Or Nah

                    Then I hope u never celebrate the 4th of July

        • sexyasstruth

          They don’t celebrate it they put on a act. Did you see the documentary Black in Latin America? Watch it. Brazil, Mexico, Cuba and some PR say they are black but the most obvious ones like Dominicans hate to be associated with them.

      • mightsoundcrazywhatimboutasay

        How do you know this?

        • Maggie

          I don’t know Dee, but they may have traveled to DR and Haiti and have witnessed the cruel behavior with their own eyes like mw.

          • step

            Is it much different than what’s goin on in America? Chicago? Detroit? Camden? Where in Dominican Republic did you visit that you personally witnessed cruel behavior? and what did you witness? Just wondering why such negativity in the forum towards Dominicans yet people continue to visit our country. Tourism is at an all time high. The atrocities committed are not one sided…I just wish people speak of what they know and not what they assume or hear…

            • Maggie

              The comparisons to the US cities may have validity but I have family in Haiti, not those other cities you mentioned. So it hits close to home. Atroocities may not be one-sided but it is lopsided. From Haitians trying to get work, going to school, receiving aid and traveling to and from DR–they go thru it! Its the truth, the ugly truth.

    • worldfamouslr

      well, people in this very country treat its citizens of African decent (black people) less than stellar, but i’m sure you have no issue “bigging” up the USA… Clearly you know very little of the history of Dominican Republic and Haiti. so with all due respect, do not make baseless comments like these because it makes you sound ignorant

      • Step

        Thank You!!! Argullosa soy yo!!!

      • Val

        Sorry but that makes no sense. Bringing up the “USA” is just a smokescreen to avoid dealing with the horrific way the DR is treating its citizens. I think you need to do some research and come back with facts rather than just your hurt feelings.

        • Woot

          A smoke screen? The way Blacks period were/are treated by Whites is worse than anything u guys are mentioning right now

          • Val

            That’s the smokescreen. To say something else is worse than what we’re talking about is just a way to obfuscate. Of course there are things that have happened that are worse but that has nothing to do with the topic at hand.