Christina Santi

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Christina Santi is a news and culture writer for EBONY.com. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, she considers herself a well-read, not so traditional feminist with a heavy interest in music, fashion and pop culture. Christina currently lives in New York City, where she refers to her Cuban & Jamaican descent often while writing about her experiences as a first-generation Afro-Latinx in America. She also devotes time writing personalized reading material for her tutees and turning ideas into words for streetwear brand, PUER By Noel Bronson.

Siempre Bruja, Netflix, Afro-Latina

New Netflix Show ‘Siempre Bruja’ Features Time-Traveling Afro-Latina

by Christina Santi   Oct 16, 2018

Netflix released the trailer for its upcoming Colombian series, Siempre Bruja – which translates to “always a witch – about an Afro-Latina who emerges in 2019 after... Read More

T.I., Melania Trump, White House

White House Calls for T.I. Boycott Over Racy ‘Melania Trump’ Video

by Christina Santi   Oct 16, 2018

Stephanie Grisham, the White House spokesperson for First Lady Melania Trump, called for a boycott of Atlanta-rapper T.I. on Saturday. On Friday night, T.I. uploaded... Read More

Kanye West, Uganda, Yeezys

Kanye West Gives Out Yeezys During Uganda Trip

by Christina Santi   Oct 16, 2018

Kanye West and his wife, Kim Kardashian West, and their daughter, North, are currently in Uganda to reportedly finish the rapper’s upcoming album YANDHI,... Read More

Mario, Dancing Shadows, Empire

Mario Talks ‘Dancing Shadows,’ His Role on ‘Empire’ & Addiction

by Christina Santi   Oct 16, 2018

Mario emerged on the scene in 2002 a bright-eyed 15-year-old singing about the joy and angst of adolescence on his major label debut, Mario. His first... Read More

white georgia cop, black boy, excessive force

White Georgia Officer Strong-arms Black Boy

by Christina Santi   Oct 16, 2018

A police officer in  Cobb County, Georgia, was recorded reprimanding a small Black boy in the mall using excessive force, according to Heavy.com. In the... Read More

Charlamagne Tha God Cancels Mental Health Talk With Kanye West

Charlamagne Tha God Cancels Mental Health Talk With Kanye West

by Christina Santi   Oct 15, 2018

Charlamagne Tha God announced the cancellation of his scheduled TimesTalk, a speaking event hosted by The New York Times, at which he was set... Read More

Idris Elba, Stella McCartney, All Is Love

Idris Elba Narrates Stella McCartney Breast Cancer Campaign

by Christina Santi   Oct 15, 2018

Actor Idris Elba is the frontman for All Is Love, a short film by designer Stella McCartney, which coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The... Read More

Chance the rapper, Lyft

Chance the Rapper Goes Undercover and Surprises Lyft Riders

by Christina Santi   Oct 15, 2018

Chance the Rapper continued his partnership with Lyft as an undercover driver and shocked fans during the latest episode of Undercover Lyft. The 25-year-old rapper... Read More

Solange Is Dropping a New Album This Fall

Solange Is Dropping a New Album This Fall

by Christina Santi   Oct 15, 2018

Solange has completed her new album. The visual artist told The New York Times that the follow-up to her critically acclaimed album A Seat at... Read More

meghan markle, prince harry

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Are Expecting Their First Child

by Christina Santi   Oct 15, 2018

Nearly four months after their royal wedding on May 19, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced her pregnancy on Monday. The Kensington Palace, the... Read More