Lymari Nadal (born February 11, 1978) is a Puerto Rican actress. She has performed different roles in several films. Nadal was born and raised in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She moved to Los Angeles, California in 2001. She married Edward James Olmos in 2002.
Melonie Diaz (born April 25, 1984) is an American actress who has appeared in many independent films, including four shown at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. Diaz was born in New York City, and was raised along with her elder sister on the Lower East Side, by parents of Puerto Rican descent.
Afro-Puerto Rican(Afro-Boriquin, Afroborincano) are Puerto Ricans of African descent. The first blacks arriving with the Spaniards were free. Puerto Rico has always had a larger free black population than slave population, through-out the 500 years of black occupation.