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Latinas in Media

Rosie Pérez: Images and Wisdom

Juan Cartagena | Posted 04.05.2015 | Latino Voices
Juan Cartagena

Despite the demographic explosion of Latinos in the country, there are still many glass ceilings that need to come down for them in TV and in Hollywood. It is within this context of implicit bias and decades of stereotypes that denigrate Latina wisdom.

Why This "Colombiana" Is Going to Watch Colombiana

Viviana Hurtado | Posted 10.26.2011 | Latino Voices
Viviana Hurtado

Is the role of Cataleya in Colombiana a symbol of independence and strength? Or is she just another example of Hollywood reducing Latinas to exotic stereotypes à la "cuchi-cuchi" Charo.