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“Jane the Virgin” react: Why I’m #TeamRafael

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Jane the Virgin’s latest episode, “Chapter Twenty-Four,” showed Jane’s indecision between the two men in her life, Rafael and Michael. It was hilarious to see Jane battle herself while trying to choose one man over the other, and it was also hilarious that the form of herself she was battling was a boozed-up Bachelorette version of…

Rewind TV Review: "Jane the Virgin"

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Earlier in the Fall 2014 television season, I wrote about Jane the Virgin, but since I started my new site, I thought it pertinent to republish my initial thoughts on this fun CW show based on the popular telenovela Juana la Virgen.

Gina Rodriguez to shine light on immigration rights with two new TV shows

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Gina Rodriguez is making moves and preparing to educate the viewing public on immigration rights in the process. According to Jezebel, the Jane the Virgin star has sold two shows with immigration as its focus. The first, Have Mercy, is based on a German series format and tells the story of an immigrant Latina doctor…

Being Latinx in Hollywood: Media creators talk representation

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Latinx representation in Hollywood is something that seems to be suspiciously under the radar, even though it’s highly important, as the Latinx identity is one that is diverse and multifaceted. Despite characters like Sofia Vergara’s Gloria in ABC’s Modern Family and the casts of Lifetime’s Devious Maids and TNT’s Queen of the South existing in…

Amirah Vann Becomes Regular on “Underground” Season 2

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Watching WGN-America’s first season of Underground was a delight in so many ways, and Amirah Vann was one of the main reasons for tuning in each week. Fans of Vann know her as Ernestine, the intelligent, strategic “mistress” of her master Tom Macon, whom (spoiler alert) she killed after he killed her oldest son Sam just…

Disney Channel’s “Elena of Avalor” To Premiere July 22

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Disney Channel fans (or family members of fans), take note: Disney’s first Latina princess, will make her debut on Elena of Avalor, airing Friday, July 22 at 7 p.m.-8 p.m. ET. Princess Elena of Avalor will finally be presented to the world in a one-hour premiere event. Gaby Moreno, Latin Grammy Award winner for Best New Artist,…

Trailer, Posters, & Images from “Deepwater Horizon” Released

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Jane the Virgin star Gina Rodriguez is starring in an upcoming drama about the real-life tragedy surrounding the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in 2010, something the gulf coast is still recovering from. The film, Deepwater Horizon, has released images, posters, and of course the trailer, which you can check out below the post. Deepwater Horizon, which also…

#YourBigBreak: NHMC TV Writers Program & the WIF Black List Episodic Lab

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You might have heard me speak on the latest Black Girl Nerds podcast about the horrific Sleepy Hollow ending (which resulted in the much controversial death of Abbie Mills). I said in the podcast that the entire trajectory of Sleepy Hollow and its fan interaction is a masterclass in what not to do when creating a show, and…

Gina Rodriguez, Rutina Wesley star in “California Winter,” Now on VOD

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I’ve been holding onto this for a while, mostly because I’ve been moving, and moving is the worst (even though the place I’ve moved to is nice). But if you’re fans of Gina Rodriguez of Jane the Virgin fame, check out California Winter.  Rodriguez stars alongside Michael Ironside (The Flash), A Martinez (Longmire), Rutina Wesley (True Blood),…

The NAACP Image Awards Does What the Oscars Couldn’t

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The NAACP Image Awards was what non-white Hollywood needed to release pent-up aggression and, to paraphrase NAACP President Cornell William Brooks, to honor themselves. Even though the Oscars is seen as the highest form of award in the film world, it technically functions like what Chris Rock called it—a white BET Awards. The NAACP Image…