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

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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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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…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!

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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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