Roma star Yalitza Aparicio says she's proud of indigenous roots after racial slur from Mexican actor

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Oscar-nominated Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio, who stars in the critically acclaimed film 'Roma,' said on Saturday that she was proud of her indigenous roots after a soap opera star used a racial slur to describe her.

'I am proud to be an Oaxacan indigenous woman, and it saddens me that there are people who do not know the correct meaning of words,' Aparicio, who became the first indigenous woman to be nominated for a best actress Oscar, said in a statement.

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