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Latino Representation

Are Media Mergers Good for Latinos?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 01.31.2016 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

A study found that the percentage of Hispanic actors onscreen increased from 6.6 percent before the merger to 7.3 percent afterward. That's good news, right? Well, even that mild improvement comes with a caveat. Basically, more shows were hiring more Hispanics to appear as servants and thugs. Yay for progress!

9 Times Gina Rodriguez Schooled Hollywood On Diversity

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.30.2015 | Latino Voices

From a young age, Gina Rodriguez felt there was something wrong about who she was (or rather, who she wasn't) seeing on television. And since her bre...

Sofia Vergara Reveals How She Changed 'Modern Family'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.07.2014 | Latino Voices

Over the years Sofía Vergara’s “Modern Family” character, Gloria, has been heavily criticized for perpetuating stereotypes of Latinas. But now ...

Edward James Olmos: Latinos Have Contributed So Much And Our Stories Aren't Being Told

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.08.2013 | Latino Voices

If you need to navigate through an intricate criminal network across the border, Edward James Olmos is your man. Or at least that’s what his cha...

Calling For An Authentic Portrayal Of Immigrants In 2012

Glenn Llopis | Posted 02.18.2012 | Latino Voices
Glenn Llopis

Let's all make the decision to reconnect with our own cultural values by educating ourselves about the authentic portrayal of immigrants in America.

¡ASK A MEXICAN!: Smoking Pot and Talking Heads

Gustavo Arellano | Posted 11.21.2011 | Latino Voices
Gustavo Arellano

Arellano answers the questions, "Am I Supporting the Mexican Drug Cartels if I Smoke Pot? And why don't more Mexis appear on television news talks shows?"