Friday, April 12, 2024

Latinos: The Most Underrepresented Group in Movie Industry, Study Finds

A new study conducted by the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism found that Latinos comprise just 4.9 percent of actors in Hollywood’s top grossing films, making Latinos the most underrepresented group in the industry. This number stands in stark contrast to the number of Hispanic moviegoers who account for roughly a quarter of […]

New Program Teaches Immigrants to Tell their Stories by Blogging

The University of Southern California (USC) and the Institute of Popular Education of Southern California have launched a new site called “vozmob,” which gives immigrants, mainly day laborers, an online space to speak their minds and share their stories. The program was unveiled last month with a mix of grants from various foundations, including $40,000 […]