Study finds films lag significantly in Latino representation

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Latino representation in film remains virtually unchanged over the last decade lag significantly behind the U. S. population according to a new study the USC Annenberg inclusion initiative report analyzed the twelve hundred top grossing films from two thousand eight to twenty eighteen is found in that period for a half percent of all speaking or names characters were Latino and just three percent of leads or Coley researchers found the rate of representation is hovered between three and six percent over that time in twenty eighteen there were Latino speaking characters in five percent of the most popular films the same rate as in two thousand eight that's despite Latinos making up eighteen percent of the US population and the motion picture association of America saying with the those made up twenty four percent of frequent movie goers the survey was conducted in partnership with the national association of Latino independent producers and why such

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