Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks and others in the cast performed the theme song "You've Got Time" to announce the July 26 premiere.
The "OITNB" star also revealed why she always uses #SelfLovery.
"When you look at Latinas who are succeeding in Hollywood, they’re super thin and you really can’t tell if she’s Latina or not.”
The "OITNB" star recalled the "high-end brand" that turned her away because of her size.
"The issue is a lot of roles are not designed for a Latina. Or a Dominican. Or a woman like me."
"I think historically we're subconsciously conditioned to feel that way -- not good enough or less than."
After my moment with my teacher I subconsciously decided that I could never become who I wanted to be. I wasn't the right
"Nobody's gonna knock me down," the actress said.
Polanco, who plays prison inmate Daya on the Netflix show, is in some legal trouble IRL.
Earlier this month, TV personality Sheryl Underwood from The Talk felt compelled to apologize for negative remarks she made about kinky hair in September 2013. She did so while revealing her own natural hair.
"Don’t tell me you have a sample and the sample is a zero, because that’s not what the norm for me is."