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Every Latino Needs To Hear Marc Anthony’s Acceptance Speech Calling For Latino Unity

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Marc Anthony totally came through for ALL Latinos during Premio Lo Nuestro. While accepting his award for Male Tropical Artist of the Year, the Puerto Rican musician called for Latinos to fight those who are against us. Check it.

He started quiet and shy, as if trying to gather his thoughts.

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Credit: Premio Lo Nuestro / Facebook

And the whole arena was like uh-huh.

He pointed out that it doesn’t matter what country you or your family comes from…

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PLAY: Quiz: Do You Know the Lyrics to Marc Anthony’s ‘Vivir Mi Vida’?

…because once we are here in the U.S., we are all put together into one category.

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People are attacking us because we are Latino and there is no difference between us to them.

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Which means it is important that ALL Latinos come together to fight against the racist rhetoric that is trying to drive us into a corner.

“But like I say, as long as we take care of each other, I feel Peruvian. I feel Colombian, because in this country, I am Latino!”

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Yasssss!

READ: 11 Songs that We Couldn’t Stop Listening to in 2015

Watch Marc Anthony’s full speech below!

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Posted by Premio lo Nuestro on Thursday, February 18, 2016

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J.Lo, Prince Royce and 17 Other Iconic Latinos As LEGOs

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J.Lo, Prince Royce and 17 Other Iconic Latinos As LEGOs

Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez

Everyone loves Legos, right? Well, everyone loves them until they step on a stray Lego block while walking barefoot around the house.

If you watched “The LEGO Movie,” you probably spotted this Latino character: Taco Tuesday Guy.

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Credit: Lego

Yes, his name is actually Taco Tuesday Guy. He, along with Maraca Man, were figurines created prior to the release of “The LEGO Movie.” Aside from the taco tray and maracas, they’re virtually identical.

Which got us wondering… What if there were Lego figurines of actual Latinos? You know, some of the most iconic Latinos out there, such as…

Selena

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Walter Mercado

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Romeo Santos

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Jennifer Lopez

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Celia Cruz & Tito Puente

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Vicente Fernandez

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

READ: Selena, Walter Mercado and El Chavo Are All Illuminati, Here’s Proof

Pitbull

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Flaca & Maritza of “Orange Is The New Black”

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Machete

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Chicharito

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Marc Anthony

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Frida Kahlo

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Leo Messi

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Jean Michel Basquiat

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Paquita la del Barrio

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

Neymar

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

READ: 11 Photos That Prove Chompiras Is A Global Fashion Icon

Prince Royce

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Credit: Lego / Illustration by Luis Hernandez and Sayuri Jimenez

 Pretty good, right?

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