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Why Wyatt Cenac Is Advocating For Inclusive Hiring For His TBS Show

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.29.2016 | Black Voices

Comedian Wyatt Cenac has one request for the decision makers filling behind-the-scenes positions for his upcoming TBS show -- don't only hire white me...

Retta Says TV's Push For More Diversity Keeps Her Employed

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 01.05.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

There are many reasons to be thankful for the increasing number of characters of color on television, and here's yet another: It keeps Retta employed....

ESPN Getting Serious About Diversifying Their On-Air Talent

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 01.29.2016 | Sports

ESPN is interested in hiring more women and people of color for on-air roles, according to a Sporting News report on Monday. This is what John Wildhac...

Carolina Moreno

'OITNB' Star Opens Up About Season 3 | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.11.2015 | Latino Voices

Gloria Mendoza has spent two seasons dishing out plenty of attitude and tough love on "Orange Is The New Black," but actress Selenis Leyva says fans w...

Gina Rodriguez's Poignant Childhood Story Illustrates The Need For Diversity In Film, TV

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 03.30.2015 | Latino Voices

New York -- Gina Rodriguez has never been shy about pointing out the need for more diversity on television, and the “Jane The Virgin” star opened ...

Deadline's Take On Diversity Is Dangerous, And Completely Misses The Point

Rashad Robinson | Posted 05.26.2015 | Black Voices
Rashad Robinson

It feels like Hollywood is finally starting to get what so many of us knew all along; audiences want to see diversity. Yet somehow, at this exciting moment of progress for the industry, Deadline Hollywood found it appropriate to publish what can only be described as a call for regression.

Erin Whitney

2014 Was TV's Most Diverse Year, But There's Still Progress To Be Made | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment

When television historians (and future listicle makers) look back on 2014, one thing will seem crystal clear: this past year was one of the most diver...

Raúl De Molina Explains Why 'Latinos Are Going To The Spanish Networks'

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.08.2014 | Latino Voices

Raúl De Molina isn’t satisfied with the state of Latino representation on television. In an interview with HuffPost Live, the Emmy Award-winnin...

The Latino Family Sitcom Returns With 'Cristela'

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 09.24.2014 | Latino Voices

Move over Sofia Vergara, there’s another Latina comedian on the ABC block. Cristela Alonzo, a Mexican-American stand-up comic, will be starring ...

Kristina Guerrero Says Goodbye to E! News After 6 Years (EXCLUSIVE)

Lee Hernandez | Posted 09.20.2014 | Latino Voices
Lee Hernandez

The first-ever Latina host of "E! News" -- and the woman who has been putting Latino stories front and center on the popular entertainment news show -- is leaving E! after six years.

Looking Awfully White, HBO

Justin Huang | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Justin Huang

I don't want to be that queer person of color who "whines" about this, but the core foundation of the LGBTQ rights movement is a celebration of the beauty of all its diverse peoples. I'm sorry, HBO, but you are not allowed to make a show about gay men in San Francisco and not include black and Asian faces.

Merritt Weaver: 'I Don't Always See A Lot Of People Like Me'

Posted 09.26.2013 | Women

Those of us who weren't already in love with Merritt Wever were definitely won over by her epic Emmys acceptance speech. And a Sept. 25 interview with...

Is TV Finally Getting More Diverse?

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 09.19.2012 | TV

Every new TV season, there are stories written about the phenomenal talent coming to TV ... then there are stories about the talent we still don't see...