Latinx

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New Study Finds Latinx Women Are Still Underrepresented on TV

A new report from the Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film exposes the dismal state of on-screen representation for women of color.

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ICYMI: Merriam-Webster Adds 'Latinx' to the Dictionary

The gender-neutral word is one of 840+ new entries in the dictionary.

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FX Show 'Mayans M.C.' Follows Latinx Bikers on U.S.-Mexico Border

Elgin James and Kurt Sutter’s “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff draws on history to build a fictional universe around a Latinx outlaw motorcycle club.

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Latinx Musicians Fight Xenophobic Policies Through Song

NPR’s Alt.Latino explores how outrage over the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant policies have mobilized Latinx artists on both sides of the border.

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Latinx Advocacy Group Threatens to Boycott Hollywood Studios

National Hispanic Media Coalition president Alex Nogales: “The primary culprits in the exclusion of American Latinos are the film executives.”

WATCH: Ever Wondered What 'Latinx' Means? This Video Will Explain

“The objective is to be inclusive.” 

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WATCH: Latinx People Respond to Trump's First Day

Latinxs, many of whom feel particularly vulnerable under the new political regime, share their feelings about the incoming Trump Administration.

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Fat Joe: At Hip-Hop's Creation, 'There Was a Latino Right There'

The Bronx MC spoke to The Root ahead of tonight’s episode of TV One’s “Unsung,” which documents his rise to stardom.

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ICYMI: 2017's Lone Latinx Rhodes Scholar Criticizes Competition

Oscar De Los Santos: “I’m disappointed that powerful institutions continue to underestimate and marginalize the talents of people of color.”

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Activists Oust Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The infamous sheriff—whose unconstitutional policing of the county’s immigrant community pitted him against activists for more than two decades—lost his re-election bid two weeks after he was charged with criminal contempt of court.

Voters cast their votes at an early voting center setup for the general election on October 31, 2016, in Miami, Florida. In the state, the share of Latinx early voters increased by about 4 percent from early voting during the 2012 election.

Voter Suppression Tactics Target Latinx Voters in Red States

Long lines? Check. English-only information? Check. Violation of the Voting Rights Act? Check.

Actor John Leguizamo attends the Premiere of Netflix's 'Bloodline' at Westwood Village Theatre on May 24, 2016, in Westwood, California. He penned a piece on his Latino experience for the New York Times.

READ: John Leguizamo Calls on Latinxs to Vote This Election—And Demands Political Equality

The actor wrote a telling op-ed history lesson—from colonialism to representation in media.

Family of Jesse Romero to Sue City of Los Angeles for Killing Teen

Jesse Romero, 14, was fatally shot by an LAPD officer in August.

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Juanes, Andra Day to Perform at Univision Concert on U.S.-Mexico Border

Rise Up As One, conceived by the likes of Ava DuVernay and Lin-Manuel Miranda, is scheduled for October 15 on the Cross Border Xpress in San Diego.

The Clean Air Task Force partnered with the League of Latin American Citizens, Earthworks and the National Hispanic Medical Association to create this report released yesterday.

New Report Sheds Light on Fossil Fuel Industry's Effect on Latinx Communities

High asthma, low insurance rates and close proximity to oil and gas facilities make for a dangerous combination.

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Twitter Users Celebrate Start of National Hispanic Heritage Month

“This year, remembering and celebrating our roots feels especially important, necessary, and politically charged.”

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Meet Melissa Villaseñor, 'SNL's' First Latina Cast Member

The Mexican-American comedian and actress’ resume includes a finalist stint on “America’s Got Talent.” 

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STUDY: Puerto Ricans More Likely to Die From Breast Cancer Than Other U.S.-Based Latinxs

A new study found huge disparities in mortality rates among various groups of Latinx cis women living in the U.S.

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MTV Follows Pulse Massacre Survivors in New Episode of 'True Life'

The episode, which premiered last night, focuses on four survivors of the massacre of a largely-Latinx group of 49 people.

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#DNCInPhilly Finale: An Anti-Uber Protest, a Rooftop Mural and Other Notable Actions from This Week

The Democratic National Convention provided activists from a wide range of causes with a huge, national platform. Here’s a quick roundup of some of the notable actions that we couldn’t cover in real time.