"Gordita Chronicles" Is Proof that Diverse Dominican Stories Are Important
popsugar Johanna Ferreira
2022-06-28 00:00:00

I remember when there was such a profound lack of Latinx representation in Hollywood that even seeing our beloved Jennifer Lopez playing a Latina maid in "Maid in Manhattan" felt like progress — compared to films in which we were portrayed as sexpots, gang members, or drug lords. For years, Hollywood has perpetuated harmful stereotypes of Latinx communities, and this failure to humanize Latinxs ...

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