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Are Hollywood executives complicit in Latinx exclusion‪?‬ The Take

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Members of the Latinx community have perpetually remained underrepresented in front and behind Hollywood’s cameras. This past year, shows centering Latina, Latino and Latinx stories, like One Day at a Time, Vida, and Gentefied, were ignored at major awards shows. Now, creators are demanding more, as 270 producers, writers and show runners signed a letter calling for systematic change in the industry. In today’s episode, we speak to two of the letter’s signees to explore why Latinx shows are undervalued, and why these creators are pushing for diversity in entertainment.

Members of the Latinx community have perpetually remained underrepresented in front and behind Hollywood’s cameras. This past year, shows centering Latina, Latino and Latinx stories, like One Day at a Time, Vida, and Gentefied, were ignored at major awards shows. Now, creators are demanding more, as 270 producers, writers and show runners signed a letter calling for systematic change in the industry. In today’s episode, we speak to two of the letter’s signees to explore why Latinx shows are undervalued, and why these creators are pushing for diversity in entertainment.

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