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Mayan Lopez Brings Heart and Humor to TV with ‘Lopez vs. Lopez’

Virginia Isaad
Actress, producer, and writer Mayan Lopez, 26, took to TikTok like most people did during the pandemic,  for trending and silly videos sprinkled in with some more serious storytelling. About two years ago, she posted a TikTok about some of...
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Blanca Burns is the First Mexican-born Woman to Referee an NBA Game

When Mexican Americans Kassandra Garcia and Natalia Dorantes made NFL history in 2021 it was a major win for Latina representation in football and now another Latina made sports history but this time in basketball.  Blanca Burns debuted as a...
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Marvel’s ‘Runaways’ Stars Allegra Acosta and Ariela Barer Are the Latina Superheroes TV’s Been Waiting For

Yolanda Machado
Brace yourself amigas, because those Latina superheroes we’ve been dreaming about… are here! Meet Allegra Acosta and Ariela Barer of Hulu’s Marvel Runaways. You may recognize Barer from her turn as Carmen, from One Day at a Time, Elena’s goth-like...