Diversity and Inclusion, Film and Television/Streaming

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

Actor John Leguizamo writes an essay describing the lack of Latino representation within today’s culture:  

“t was OK in the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s because we’d tell ourselves, “They don’t know better,” as a justification to ease our alienation. It wasn’t fair, but it was status quo. Not knowing better is a symptom of ignorance, not evil. We assumed people over time just needed to become educated, and in turn would empower Latino equality in the arts. We were wrong… I was wrong.”

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(Source: Billboard.com)

Originally published: 8/28/17

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