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How Lack of Latino Representation on TV Inspired My Career in Hollywood

4 days ago   |   By Pop Sugar

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Rosy Cordero is a writer in Los Angeles.
Growing up in the '80s and '90s, there weren't many Latinos playing nonstereotypical roles on television. I remember watching reruns of I Love Lucy as a kid, and wondering why so many jokes were about Ricky revolved around his thick Spanish accent.
As a first-generation American , most of the people I knew spoke English with an accent. They were older and had left their families and friends behind seeking the American dream. These immigrants came to the United States and learned a second language. That was worthy of admiration, I thought, not...
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