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Lin-Manuel Miranda Issues Apology for Lack of Afro-Latinx Representation in ‘In The Heights’

Since its release a week ago, the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights has come under fire for a lack of Afro-Latinx representation in the film’s top-billed cast inciting claims of colorism in the Latinx community and in...
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9 Films Out This Year Featuring Latinas in Leading Roles

Nicole Young
While we are 60 million strong in the U.S., those numbers don’t exactly translate to the big or small screen but progress is slowly but surely being made. In today’s entertainment industry, women of color are in control of their...
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Justina Machado Says ODAAT is a Universal Story about Family

Virginia Isaad
One Day at a Time is a beloved sitcom centered around a Cuban-American family that deals with real-life issues including PTSD and queer identity. It’s that fine balance between heartwarming moments and true-life hardships sprinkled with quirky humor that helped...
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Rita Moreno, Gina Torres, and Laurie Hernandez Are Leading the 2020 Tournament of Roses

Virginia Isaad
The 2020 Tournament of Roses just got a whole more Latinx. On Tuesday, it was announced that the 2020 Tournament of Roses co-grand marshals would be the 87-year-old EGOT winner Rita Moreno, Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez, and actress Gina...