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Lakota Character Joins Cast of “The Casagrandes” on Nickelodeon

Virginia Isaad
Native American and Indigenous representation on television continues to be a rarity but The Casagrandes on Nickelodeon has taken a step to change that. The Casagrandes is an animated series about 11-year-old Ronnie Anne Santiago and her multi-generational Mexican-American family that...
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Eva Longoria & Eugenio Derbez Join L.A. Collab Effort to Get Latinxs Hired in Hollywood

Araceli Cruz
On the same day the Oscars announced their #SoWhite nominations, Latinx creatives gathered in Los Angeles to say enough with the all-white Hollywood projects. The most well-known Latinx actors, along with entrepreneurs and L.A. officials, presented a new initiative that...
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Latinx Twitter Appropriately Slammed the 2018 Emmys For Lack of Diversity

Araceli Cruz
We’ve been criticizing Hollywood for their lack of diversity since the beginning of time and it’s like we’re screaming out into the void. While we already knew that the 2018 Emmys only featured a handful of Latinx actors in supporting...
Culture

Francia Raisa Was Asked to Fake a Mexican Accent

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Celebrities have become a lot more vocal about the lack of diversity and representation in Hollywood, since campaigns like #OscarsSoWhite and #LatinosLeftOut began. And grown-ish star Francia Raisa has a lot to say regarding the lack of roles offered to Latinx...