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Latinx Representation on Television

With the amount of media that is shown on TV, it really is incredible the very little coverage they get on and about Latinx culture. From the 1950s through the early 1990s, while the Latino population was growing, Latino characters made up about one to two percent of prime time roles. There were slight improvements throughout the 1990s. By 2013, Latinos accounted for 17 percent of the population, but there were no lead Latino characters on the top time television series of that year. Our numbers grow, but the media isn't reflecting it. Here is a list of shows that have contributed to the advocacy of latinx media.