“When we get hit, we get stronger.” This single line from “Blue Beetle” encompasses an entire culture, celebrating Latinos’ grit.
LatinaMedia.Co got a peak ‘Blue Beetle’ and heard from Xolo Maridueña, Bruna Marquezine, and director Angel Manuel Soto at Cinemacon 2023.
We’re talking three Latinx shows that are Latinx-centered with Latinx characters looking right back at us on the small screen.
So because of colonization, Latin America wants us all to be white, and the U.S., in their effort to include but also differentiate us in their media, have pigeon-holed the entire community into being the same shade of mestizo brown. But the reality is much more beautiful and complex.
To celebrate the inclusion and portrayal of Latinxs on TV and to inspire much more to come, we are sharing 12 groundbreaking Latinx TV shows you should know about.