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America Ferrera Breaks Down Why Latino Trump Supporters Exist

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.25.2016 | Latino Voices

Bill Maher doesn’t understand why there’s even one Latino supporting Donald Trump. During Friday’s episode of “Real Time with Bill Maher,” A...

America Ferrera On The One Thing White Male Actors Never Have To Worry About

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.01.2016 | Latino Voices

America Ferrera knows first hand how limiting it is to work in an industry that offers so little representation for people of color and women, and she...

Tony Awards 2016: The Party Edition

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

Well, another Tony Awards is in the record books. Of course this one will forever go down as the Hamiltonys, although the musical did not break or eve...

America Ferrera Is Here For An 'Ugly Betty' Revival Show

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 06.12.2016 | Entertainment

"Ugly Betty” fans, rejoice! America Ferrera is down for a revival. During a reunion with the cast of the ABC show at the ATX Television Festival on...

What Famous Women Say About Being Flawed, Insecure, and Loving It

Daniella Whyte | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Daniella Whyte

Celebrities may get to live a privileged life -- with designer clothes, hot wheels, spacious mansions, and personal assistants, chauffeurs, makeup art...

This Web Series Spotlights How Gentrification Impacts Latinx Communities

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 05.20.2016 | Latino Voices

A new web series is shining a light on how gentrification impacts Latinxs living in the Boyle Heights section of Los Angeles. "Gente-fied' is a drama...

America Ferrera Breaks Down The Difference Between Tokenism And 'True Diversity'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 05.23.2016 | Latino Voices

America Ferrera wants to remind Hollywood that tokenism is not "true diversity." The "Superstore" producer/actress delved deep into the state of diver...

Why Hillary Clinton Thrills the Hell Out of Me

America Ferrera | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics
America Ferrera

Before "Girl Power" was a hashtag, Hillary fought the unpopular fight and defended women here at home and around the world. She dared to demand that women's rights be seen as human rights. That thrills and inspires the hell out of me.

We Want More Than Abuela's Beauty Tips!

Milena Prinzi | Posted 04.13.2016 | Style
Milena Prinzi

Is it just me, or does it seem like the beauty industry is either black or white? I'm not only talking about skin color, curly or straight hair, blond...

It's 2016 And Latino Representation On TV Is Finally Starting To Reflect Reality

Mic | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 04.12.2016 | Latino Voices

Latinos make up 17% of the U.S. population. They account for 32% of frequent moviegoers. But as Flavorwire put it bluntly last year, Hollywood made th...

The 'Ugly Betty' Reunion Of Your Dreams Is Happening This Summer

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.08.2016 | Latino Voices

Betty Suarez and the staff of Mode magazine are getting back together! Well, at least for a night. An "Ugly Betty" reunion is being organized for this...

To Address Issues of Inclusion, Hollywood Needs to Do More Than Change the Oscar Ballot

National Council of La Raza | Posted 02.28.2016 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Hollywood can do better. Unless we have more diverse writers, producers and executives, we will continue to be portrayed as the chubby sidekick, the over-sexualized temptress or the drug kingpin. But the Hispanic American story, the Black American story, the Asian American story, the Native American story and the LGBT American story is so much more than these one-dimensional stereotypes.

America Ferrera Painted Her Face White For An Audition To Prove An Important Point

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.25.2016 | Latino Voices

America Ferrera has been a fervent advocate for a more inclusive and diverse entertainment industry. Recently, the "Superstore" star opened up about h...

Latino Celebrities Rip Into Donald Trump For 'Fear Mongering'

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.11.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing "anti-immigrant fear mongering" by Republican presidential candidates, nearly two dozen Latino celebrities and civil rights leade...

America Ferrera’s Response To Reporter’s Tone Deaf Question Will Make You Cheer

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.04.2016 | Latino Voices

America Ferrera made some applause-worthy points on social justice and feminism while chatting with Gloria Steinem during the opening of the 2016 MAKE...

America Ferrera: We Need Solidarity For Social Justice

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.02.2016 | Latino Voices

For the second year in a row, every actor and actress nominated at the Oscars is white. The hallowed awards show has become a focal point in the call ...

America Ferrera Says Her Life Changed After She Stopped Seeing Women As Competition

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 02.02.2016 | Women

America Ferrera knows just how valuable it can be to forge bonds between women. In conversation with feminist icon Gloria Steinem at the MAKERS confe...

NBC's Comedic Superstore Turns the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary

Matt Smith2 | Posted 01.26.2016 | Entertainment
Matt Smith2

Attention all shoppers! NBC's new comedy, Superstore, from the brain of Justin Spitzer -- whose credits include Scrubs and The Office -- is offering a "weekly deal" of laughs and heart to which you'll want to subscribe.

America Ferrera And Eva Longoria Reveal Who Wrote Their Golden Globes Bit

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.15.2016 | Latino Voices

America Ferrera and Eva Longoria taught Hollywood a valuable lesson at Sunday night’s Golden Globes: Latina actresses are not interchangeable. If yo...

America Ferrera Says 'Superstore' Doesn't Do 'Diversity For The Sake Of Diversity'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.13.2016 | Latino Voices

America Ferrera is out to prove diverse casting goes beyond simply hiring actors of color. During a recent interview with NPR, the “Superstore” p...

MTV Australia 'Jokingly' Requests Subtitles For Eva Longoria, America Ferrera

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 01.11.2016 | Latino Voices

When Eva Longoria and America Ferrera took the Golden Globes' stage Sunday night, they poked fun at being mistaken for other Latina actresses. Unfortu...

America Ferrera And Eva Longoria Call Out Hollywood Racism

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 02.22.2016 | Entertainment

The two women pictured above are, duh, Eva Longoria and America Ferrera. Because history has proven some might need a little reminder of the fact, the...

Blake Lively Proves Why 'Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants' Is The OG Squad

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.05.2016 | Entertainment

Start saving up for postage because the "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" is alive and well. Blake Lively staged a mini-reunion with her former co-...

Stand With Lizzie: Help Get the School Safety Improvement Act Passed in 2016

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 12.31.2015 | Education
Akoshia Yoba

Bullying is a societal issue with potentially detrimental ripple effects spreading well beyond the perceived victim, to negatively impact the wellbei...

Gina Rodriguez Responds To Golden Globes' America Ferrera Mix-Up

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 12.11.2015 | Entertainment

Earlier this morning, the Golden Globes sent out a tweet in which they misidentified actress America Ferrera as Gina Rodriguez. Sure, it was a pretty ...