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From Music To Movies To TV, Latinos Are Widely Underrepresented, And I’m Done With It

Following the "Despacito" VMA snub, actor John Leguizamo pens a powerful essay on Latinos' absence from film, TV and media in general.

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Systemic Racism The Cause For Achievement Gap Between White And Latino Students?

“This sort of bias has a long historical legacy and will not be quickly undone.”

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Recalls How John Leguizamo Opened Doors For His Career

"For those of us who discovered, through his work, a link between the theater and our own specific stories, Leguizamo is the young, gifted, and…

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Fat Joe On Staying Relevant Amid Latino Erasure In Hip-Hop

The hip-hop veteran doesn't plan to back away from the industry until he gets his just due.

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Herbalife Makes Good With HACR While Ignoring Latino Exploitation

The exchange ignores the global nutrition company's dark past with Latino distributors.

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America Ferrera Is Proof That Post-Election Grief Is Real: “We Deserve To Mourn”

America Ferrera posts a necessary reminder during a heartbreaking time for many Americans across the country.

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HBCU Students Partner To Prevent Voter Intimidation On Election Day

The students are among several civil rights groups taking proactive measures to protect people of color at polls.

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Clinton Supporter Finagles Photo Op With Eric Trump Wearing A “Latina Against Trump” Shirt

"I really think that it stands as a testament to the lack of diversity surrounding that campaign."

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A Throwback Look At Chicana Culture In The ’90s

Veteranas and Rucas is an Instagram account dedicated to the SoCal '90s party crew scene…

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The Staggering Lack Of Latino Doctors In California Is A U.S. Problem

Dwindling representation creates a sense of alientation between Latino patients and their physicians.

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Chicago Museums Initiate Black And Brown Unity With Pioneering Town Hall

"Pain is pain. Racism is racism. And discrimination is discrimination."

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President Obama Thanks Latinos For Nationwide Contributions

The president says Latino contributions to the U.S. cannot be denied.

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Here’s The App Making It Easy For Latinos To Stay Informed This Election Season

The Latino vote is critical to the outcome of the 2016 elections, and one app plans make a grand responsibility less overwhelming.
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