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5 Fun Facts About ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Latina Star Anya Taylor-Joy

Virginia Isaad
Anya Taylor-Joy, 24,  is the lead of the hit show, “The Queen’s Gambit,” Netflix’s most-watched limited series reaching 62 million homes since its debut on Oct. 23. The worldwide success of the series is partly due to Taylor-Joy’s captivating work...
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Actress Laneya Wiles on How ‘She’s Gotta Have It’ Season 2 Highlights Afro-Puerto Ricans

Johanna Ferreira
Even in 2019, it’s not often we see Afro-Latinxs highlighted in film, TV, or mainstream media. What’s even rarer is to see a film or series set in a part of Latin America that consists of predominately Afro-Latinxs, despite the...
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Francia Raisa Won’t Make Herself ‘Seem More White Just Because That’s What’s More Acceptable in Society’

Johanna Ferreira
I never really knew who actress Francia Raisa was before I learned she was Selena Gomez’s BFF. The one who donated her kidney to keep her good friend alive. I’ve been intrigued by her ever since and have made a...
Culture

Francia Raisa Was Asked to Fake a Mexican Accent

HipLatina
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...