To call Brooklyn 99 a “good” cop show isn’t as simple as it seems. After the murder of George Floyd, cops and the shows that portrayed them faced a lot of well-earned scrutiny. Brooklyn 99 was just one of many series to experience an identity crisis during its latest (and for B99, its last) season.
A partnership between #WeAllGrow Latina and LatinaMedia.Co THE OLYMPICS Costa Rican gymnast Luciana Alvarado made us proud by working a Black Lives Matter Tribute into her routine. We have to acknowledge the greatness of Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka as one of our favs, Carmen Phillips, did in her wonderful note to Black girls everywhere for Autostraddle. And for a final dose of […]
Make Latinas visible.
Black Lives Matter. At latinamedia.co, we know the media is part of the problem, perpetuating false myths about police, BIPOC communities, and violence. We took a moment to focus on uplifting Black voices and now our co-founders are back, talking about Hollywood’s dangerous obsession with the cop-as-hero narrative and what we’d like to see instead. […]